for you

idiom

informal
used to say that someone has done something that is typical or expected
He's already forgotten he was hurt—that's a child for you.
often used to show disapproval
The mayor never responded to our complaints—that's city government for you!

Examples of for you in a Sentence

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“For you.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20you. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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