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Not making you feel surprised or amazed

unsurprising

adjective

something unsurprising is what you expected

predictable

adjective

if something is predictable, it happens in the way that you would expect

it’s (only) to be expected

used for saying that something is completely normal

predictable

adjective

someone who is predictable always behaves or reacts in the same way

unsurprisingly

adverb

in a way that you expected

not unnaturally

used for saying that someone’s behaviour was what could normally be expected in that situation

predictably

adverb

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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