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さすが (流石) [さすが] (sasuga)
    Meaning: as expected, after all
    Example: he won. After all, he is a fast runner
    JLPT Level: 1
    Category: grammar
    Author: dc

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ex #4128   さすが、彼は期待を裏切らないね。 
That's just what one would expect of him.  
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(Miki)
ex #4129   さすがだね。君ならやってくれると思っていたよ。 
Excellent! It's just like you to come through like that.  
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ex #4130   さすがに偉大な学者だけあって、彼はその問いに容易に答えた。 
Like the great scholar that he was, he answered the question easily.  
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ex #4131   年の功と言うのか、彼の意見はさすがに一日の長があるね。 
Maybe it's his age but his opinions seem a little more grounded in experience than everyone else's.  
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ex #4132   彼はさすがに大学へ行っただけのことはある。 
He did not go to college for nothing.  
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ex #4133   本当の事を言ったとはさすがに勇気がある。 
You were courageous to tell the truth.  
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dcseems to usually be used for positive things. you would not say "he cheated. after all, he is a lawyer.." 
Mikiex4131 一日の長 ichijitsu no chou 〔論語 Analects〕: 経験・技能・知識などに若干すぐれていること。 
Mikiさすが = さすがに 流石 sasuga 
マリThis might be a good example of how to use さすが in a more casual way.

Last time I went to karaoke I went with a bunch of bandmen, and after a vocalist of a certain band blew us all away, everyone said at the same time「さすがにプロだね!!」
 
ppmohapatraMikiさん、例文[#]には何か間違っている、あるいは不足しているみたいな気がしているけど再調査をお願いします。 

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