all in a day's work
all in a day's work
part of what is expected; typical or normal. •

I don't particularly like to cook, but it's all in a day's work.

Cleaning up after other people is all in a day's work for a busboy.

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or[all in the day's work] {adj. phr.}, {informal} Unpleasant or bad but to be expected; not harder than usual; not unusual. * /Keeping ants away from a picnic lunch is all in the day's work./ * /When the car had a flat tire, Father said that it was all in a day's work./ Compare: PAR FOR THE COURSE, PUT UP WITH.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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