run-of-the-mine
or run-of-mine adjective Date: 1903 1. not graded <
run-of-the-mine coal
>
2. run-of-the-mill

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • run-of-the-mine — • 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-mine — /run euhv dheuh muyn /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to ore or coal that is crude, ungraded, etc. 2. common or ordinary; run of the mill: a boring, run of the mine performance. Also, run of mine /run euhv muyn /. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • run-of-the-mine — ☆ run of the mine [run′əv thəmīn′ ] adj. [see RUN, n. 16b] 1. not graded according to size or quality: said of coal 2. RUN OF THE MILL: Also run of mine …   English World dictionary

  • run-of-the-mine — adjective not special in any way run of the mill boxing your run of the mine college graduate a unexceptional an incident as can be found in a lawyer s career • Syn: ↑run of the mill, ↑mine run, ↑unexceptional • …   Useful english dictionary

  • run-of-the-mine — adj. run of the mill, common, not special in any way, ordinary; ordinary in quality or rarity; of or pertaining to coal that is crude …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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 — adjective not special in any way run of the mill boxing your run of the mine college graduate a unexceptional an incident as can be found in a lawyer s career • Syn: ↑run of the mine, ↑mine run, ↑unexceptional • …   Useful english dictionary

  • run-of-the-mill — adj average, common, ordinary, normal, garden variety; commonplace, everyday, matter of fact, familiar, Inf. same old, run of the mine; fair, tolerable, passable, so so, Fr. comme ci, comme ca, Sp. asi asi; decent, modest, not bad, moderate,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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