Today’s idiom: “business as usual”

17 Jan

In our last post, we explained “usual”, “usually” and “as usual”. Today we’ll look at an expression that uses “as usual”:

“Business as usual” means that a situation is normal again, after something has happened which disturbed the normal situation. For example: “Now that the New Year holidays are over, it’s back to business as usual.”

It can also mean that a situation is normal DESPITE something surprising or unpleasant. For example: “It was business as usual for the shops, even though the streets in the town were flooded.”

business as usual

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