all\ in\ a\ day's\ work
• all in a day's work
• all in the day's work
adj. phr. informal
Unpleasant or bad but to be expected; not harder than usual; not unusual.

Keeping ants away from a picnic lunch is all in the day's work.

When the car had a flat tire, Father said that it was all in a day's work.

Compare: par for the course, put up with

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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