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true to form (or type)

Definition of true to form or type in English:

Being or behaving as expected: true to type, they took it well
More example sentences
  • He, true to form, behaves like a cad and leaves her for the gambling tables and his deserved fate.
  • Ultimately, and true to form, the woman is portrayed as the weaker sex.
  • The whole centre is in need of regeneration and, as true to form, it is the private investor that sets the standard.
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