In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(job/car) común y corriente(car/job) normal y corriente(job/car) corriente y moliente Spain(acting/singing) mediocre(acting/singing) nada destacado
- It's what sets him apart from run-of-the-mill comedians.
- This was run-of-the-mill stuff for a guard to deal with.
- One of the neatest things about this play is that it not your average, run-of-the-mill thing.
- Opting for smaller films and meaning roles, Jimmy believes that there is a space for cinema which is not just run-of-the-mill.
- Finally, they seem to have realised that the time had come to offer something more than a run-of-the-mill vehicle.
- It's your average, run-of-the-mill marble Mead composition notebook.
- It is something a little bit unusual, you know, not their normal run-of-the-mill investigation, I would have thought.
- This is just fear of change and run-of-the-mill anxiety plaguing you.
- She later considered getting a run-of-the-mill job working for a male boss in a big company.
- If they're tuning in, they know they're not going to get the average run-of-the-mill thing.
- With a passion to make cinema which is not run-of-the-mill, he will be a director to watch out for.
- I thought it would just be an average, run-of-the-mill firm and a way to earn a decent wage.
- It follows, therefore, that regular, run-of-the-mill words will serve best.
- Her six years at Wellington's Crown Law Office, prosecuting run-of-the-mill crimes seemed tame.
- The Arrangement itself, frankly, was run-of-the-mill to dull.
- He didn't inspire more confidence than the run-of-the-mill newspaper photographers who have so often made me look bulbous and ill.
- My own response is to consider this as a run-of-the-mill matter of dealing with the Technical Arteriosclerosis in any complex system.
- Did this strike you as overkill or just run-of-the-mill political speak?
- His best performance before winning the Open was finishing sixth in an ordinary run-of-the-mill tournament.
- This probably works fine with run-of-the-mill goods and helps to keep down the cost of claims, and hence premiums.
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