(the) usual suspects

the people or things that are usually involved in a particular situation or activity

The report criticizes the usual suspects – the fast food and diet industries.

Cultural note
In the film ‘Casablanca’, Captain Renault says ‘Major Strasser has been shot. Round up the usual suspects.’ The phrase ‘the usual suspects’ was later used as a film title.
Thesaurus: ways of describing involvement and directnesssynonym
Main entry: suspect

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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