the usual

the usual
the usual (informal)
1. The drink, etc one regularly orders or takes
2. Anything one customarily experiences or does, eg menstruation
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Main Entry:usual

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the usual UK [ˈjuːʒʊəl] US [ˈjuʒuəl] noun spoken
used in a bar for ordering the same alcoholic drink that you usually have, or for asking a customer if that is what they want

A pint of the usual, Sir?

Thesaurus: types and amounts of alcoholic drinkshyponym general words for drinkssynonym

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the usual
informal
1 : what happens or is done most of the time

“What have you been doing lately?” “Oh, you know. The usual.” [=the things I usually do]

2 : what someone chooses to eat or drink most of the time
— used especially in restaurants, bars, etc.

“What'll it be, Joe?” “I'll have the usual, please.”

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Main Entry:usual

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