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part of the furniture

Definition of part of the furniture in English:

informal A person or thing that has been somewhere so long as to seem a permanent, unquestioned, or invisible feature of the landscape: I worked for him for so long I became part of the furniture Marx’s views on class and capitalism are part of the furniture of the modern mind
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  • She's like part of the furniture - people always expect her to be there.
  • Having worked in Guiseley for so long, I feel that I am part of the furniture.
  • He was obviously a really good con man, giving the impression that he was part of the furniture down at Clifton.
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