English Idioms The Weekly Idiom: As a rule
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Generally, normally

Example Dialogue:

A: How about some wine with the meal?
B: I'm sorry, as a rule I don't drink alcohol during the week.
A: Too bad. It would really complement the fish you're having.

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13 years, 7 months ago by Mike Huskins # 228
As a rule, I think that everyone should follow your practice of telling the truth. Good use of the idiom. I hope that you continue to practice.
12 years ago by phucna # 630
i wonder that the idiom \"as a rule\" is used in normal context, writing. Is that right?
12 years ago by David Rogers # 631
You can use \"as a rule\" when either speaking or writing.


11 years, 11 months ago by ibrahim # 665
As a rule of thump, you need to practice as least 5 hrs before you go to the interview
11 years, 11 months ago by ibrahim # 666
As a rule, we need to obey the law
11 years, 11 months ago by ibrahim # 667
irrespective of the consequences, as a rule we say the truth
10 years, 8 months ago by babou # 835
as a rule I don't eat heavy meal before I go to bed
8 years, 6 months ago by Asaad # 1167
As a rule I don't interfere in otherers affaires.
8 years, 6 months ago by Lorena Brandizzi # 1168
As a rule, I eat my breakfast at 8:00 AM.
8 years ago by tema # 1201
idont know how to use this site in usefull way please to how use it
7 years, 10 months ago by kalpesh # 1213
As a rule i do fasting every sunday , so i can't roam out..

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