Yet measles, malnutrition and diarrhoea remain tediously commonplace causes of death in all too many parts of it in the first years of the twenty-first century.
After a few more exceedingly commonplace remarks of the same character, she gave me to write down a list of drugs that were to be taken.
His poetry and fiction celebrates the ordinary and commonplace , striving for a transformation that might well be magical.
Whatever you are looking for we have it in the collection, from the endangered to the commonplace .
Tales of the commonplace , stories about the small things that make up our daily existence, can be fascinating.
I thought they approved of that sort of thing - indeed, they want such scenes to be a commonplace in Her Majesty's Forces.
Matches between female boxers have become a commonplace - if not widely accepted - part of the sport.
And before the vote it had been a commonplace to say that it was the most important election of our lifetimes.
None of the others had noticed the little scene; it was an event too commonplace to mark.
This is perfectly possible for even an ordinary club level sailor - it is quite commonplace not to have to qualify for an event.