One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Being or behaving as expected.‘true to type, they took it well’
- ‘And Martin, true to form, did not let the cat out of the bag.’
- ‘This spicy organic example is true to type, with summery, grape and orange peel aromas and zesty, crisp acidity.’
- ‘He, true to form, behaves like a cad and leaves her for the gambling tables and his deserved fate.’
- ‘Ultimately, and true to form, the woman is portrayed as the weaker sex.’
- ‘The show dealt with the degeneration of youth culture, and, true to form, spent some time lambasting tabletop role-playing games.’
- ‘The whole centre is in need of regeneration and, as true to form, it is the private investor that sets the standard.’
- ‘But, true to form as with previously annual quizzes the event went like clockwork.’
- ‘And true to form, my pattern of destruction had started its cycle again.’
- ‘Is this the beginning of a cleverly-crafted ideological shift or is Jack, true to form, merely trying to save his own skin?’
- ‘He was simply acting true to form, playing games with party members, particularly the growing number who had lost faith in his leadership.’
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