in the ordinary course of events

in the ordinary course of events
used when you are saying what would normally happen

In the normal course of events police would not respond to this situation.

Thesaurus: ordinary and normalsynonym
Main entry: event

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in the ordinary, normal, etc. course of events, things, etc. idiom
as things usually happen
Syn: normally

In the normal course of things we would not treat her disappearance as suspicious.

Main entry:courseidiom

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