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As a rule


Usually; normally. Saying as as rule, does not propose that it is a hard-and-fast rule, but rather a normal occurrence.  (Compare to By and large, Rule of thumb or S.O.P.).

“As a rule, my dad goes fishing every Sunday.”


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