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business as usual

Definitions

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  • n. The normal course of an activity, particularly in circumstances that are out of the ordinary.
  • n. The normal execution of standard functional operations within an organisation, particularly in contrast to a project or program which would introduce change (although that change may itself become business as usual).

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Examples

  • Destroying the psyche of American League batters with a devastating fastball and wicked slider, he assumed it would be business as usual when facing the Phillies.

    One Season

  • I thought it was pretty cheeky of Salvador to turn around and bite our ankles at IFAD when we were providing enormous military and economic aid to help it fend off a vigorous, Cuban-backed Communist insurgency, but I came to see this was just business as usual at the UN.

    Surrender is not an Option

  • Thence by coach to St. James's, and there did our business as usual with the Duke; and saw him with great pleasure play with his little girle, ” [Afterwards Queen Mary II.] ” like an ordinary private father of a child.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Aug/Sep 1664

  • Gus and Sebastian, the brush man, going about business as usual less than twenty-four hours after Gus’s wife’s death.

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