revert to type

idiom

Definition of revert to type

chiefly British
: to go back to doing what one usually does After this one atypical comedy, will he revert to type in his next film?

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“Revert to type.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revert%20to%20type. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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