under normal circumstances

under normal circumstances

Fig. normally; usually; typically. "We'd be able to keep the dog at home under normal circumstances," said Mary to the vet. "Under normal circumstances you'd be able to return to work in a week," explained the doctor.
See also: circumstance, normal
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Qtel has stepped up efforts to block "unwanted calls and messages" from many countries, some of which have limited call traffic to Doha under normal circumstances.
Under normal circumstances and given time, Demetriades could have turned out to be an excellent appointment, but unfortunately these are not normal circumstances.
The Exit List ITV1, 8pm Under normal circumstances (normal being those which pit him alongside consumer bulldog Anne Robinson), you simply wouldn't mess with Matt Allwright if you knew your life's worth.
UNDER normal circumstances Paul Casey would not be paying close attention to what is happening at the Czech Open.
The city's Jubilee Rotary Club have teamed up with their counterparts in Blackpool to offer the trip for OAPs who may not be able to get away under normal circumstances.
Consequently, ratings reflect the company's mandate, underpinned by the stability of a cost-plus framework which eliminates any commercial risk under normal circumstances by allowing full recognition of procurement costs.
Under normal circumstances, the payments are not made until 1 December each year.
He was suspended for two years by a Football Association disciplinary commission and, under normal circumstances, the governing body would make his name public.
Under normal circumstances, odds of 4-6 about a team to win a final would seem on the short side but layers are right to respect this classy crop of South American youngsters.
UNDER NORMAL circumstances, the question "what's your drink?
Our training courses give them the resources they would not have under normal circumstances.
Even under normal circumstances, many of the hatchlings do not survive.
Under normal circumstances, you'd have to be pretty inattentive to let that happen.
Just as teachers help connect students with appropriate academic and counseling services under normal circumstances, after a disaster they can help them return to school, stay in school, continue to learn, and return to their usual school-based activities.
Insurers define PML differently, but broadly, it is the largest amount of value that a risk could be expected to lose under normal circumstances.