classic case

noun

: a typical example
a classic case of sibling rivalry

Examples of classic case in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s something there worth exploring — another classic case of a solid player falling through the cracks. Dieter Kurtenbach, The Mercury News, 11 May 2024 Our country’s pharmaceutical pipeline for antimicrobials is a classic case of market failure in urgent need of government correction. Howard Dean, Fortune, 28 Mar. 2024 The classic case dates back to 1912 when William Howard Taft was seeking a second term as president. Ron Elving, NPR, 3 Mar. 2024 Example 1: Social Security The U.S Social Security system is a classic case of a structurally inflationary program. George Calhoun, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2024 Former Minnesota Republican Senator Norm Coleman is a classic case of American lobbyists for foreign countries. Bruce Fein, Baltimore Sun, 5 Feb. 2024 This is the classic case of when life gives you lemons, make your ex eat it. Nick Romano, EW.com, 12 July 2023 These minimum-wage compacts are a classic case of policy myopia — choosing popular sentiment over practical sustainability. Patrick M. Brenner, National Review, 2 Feb. 2024 Or is this a classic case of buyer’s remorse revealing our naiveté? Pat Kapowich, The Mercury News, 6 Jan. 2024

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“Classic case.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/classic%20case. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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