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JLPT N1
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Meaning
as expected, after all
he won. After all, he is a fast runner
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Formation
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Phrases
さすが、かれはきたいをうらぎらないね。
That's just what one would expect of him.
Edit  #4128 Miki
さすがだね。きみならやってくれるとおもっていたよ。
Excellent! It's just like you to come through like that.
Edit  #4129 Miki
さすがにいだいながくしゃだけあって、かれはそのといによういにこたえた。
Like the great scholar that he was, he answered the question easily.
Edit  #4130 Miki
としのこうというのか、かれのいけんはさすがにいちにちのちょうがあるね。
Maybe it's his age but his opinions seem a little more grounded in experience than everyone else's.
Edit  #4131 Miki
かれはさすがにだいがくへいっただけのことはある。
He did not go to college for nothing.
Edit  #4132 Miki
ほんとうのことをいったとはさすがにゆうきがある。
You were courageous to tell the truth.
Edit  #4133 Miki
Discussion and comments
seems to usually be used for positive things. you would not say "he cheated. after all, he is a lawyer.."
dc
ex4131 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
Miki
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!!」
マリ
Mikiさん、例文[#4132]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。
ppmohapatra