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do what comes naturally

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do what comes naturally

verb phrase

To do the simple obvious thing; respond unthinkingly: As might have been expected, the Joint Chiefs of Staff did what came naturally

[1940s+; Popularized by the song ''Doing What Comes Naturally,'' which celebrates wholesome instinctive behavior]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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