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- In a manner that can be expected or anticipated.
- Predictably he returned to the scene of his crime, where the police were waiting to arrest him.
2011 November 12, “International friendly: England 1-0 Spain”, in BBC Sport:
- Capello was keen to use Phil Jones, normally a defender, in central midfield - but it was hard work for the Manchester United teenager and his England colleagues in the first half as Spain predictably dominated possession.