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Today's Idiom = "Par For The Course"






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Par For The Course ( normal and expected ... )

"Par For The Course"



"Par for the course" is what is normal and acceptable for a particular situation.

Example: "I get sick every time I travel." Answer: "That's just par for the course." "



Par" on a golf "course" is the average number of strokes a golfer needs to get the ball in all the holes; "par for the course" is what is usual and expected.

Example: "Things don't always work out as we want in life, and that's just par for the course; we do our best and go on."



We should not get too bothered when things happen that are par for the course, because they are regular parts of life.





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