run-of-the-mill
run-of-the-mill un-of-the-mill, a. Ordinary; common; unexceptional. [PJC]

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  • run-of-the-mill — or[run of the mine] {adj.} Of a common kind; ordinary; usual. * /Frank is a very good bowler, but Joe is just run of the mill./ * /It was just a run of the mine movie./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run-of-the-mill — or[run of the mine] {adj.} Of a common kind; ordinary; usual. * /Frank is a very good bowler, but Joe is just run of the mill./ * /It was just a run of the mine movie./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • run-of-the-mill — • run of the mill • run of the mine adj Of a common kind; ordinary; usual. Frank is a very good bowler, but Joe is just run of the mill. It was just a run of the mine movie …   Словарь американских идиом

  • run-of-the-mill — /run euhv dheuh mil /, adj. merely average; commonplace; mediocre: just a plain, run of the mill house; a run of the mill performance. [1925 30] Syn. ordinary, routine, everyday. * * * …   Universalium

  • run-of-the-mill — UK US /ˌrʌnəvðəˈmɪl/ adjective ► ordinary and not special or exciting in any way: »The event is not just a run of the mill conference …   Financial and business terms

  • run-of-the-mill — adj not special or interesting in any way = ↑ordinary ▪ a run of the mill performance …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • run-of-the-mill — If something is run of the mill, there is nothing exceptional about it it is ordinary or average …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • run-of-the-mill — unspectacular, 1909 in a literal sense, in reference to material yielded by a mill, etc., before sorting for quality. Figurative use is from 1922 …   Etymology dictionary

  • run-of-the-mill — [run′əv thə mil′] adj. not special; ordinary; average …   English World dictionary

  • run-of-the-mill — [adj] average common, commonplace, customary, dime a dozen, everyday, fair, fair to middling*, garden variety*, humdrum, intermediate, mainstream, mediocre, medium, middle of the road*, middling, ordinary, regular, routine, so so*,… …   New thesaurus

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