Translation of commonplace in Spanish:
- 1.1 (ordinary) [things/events] común, corriente a commonplace occurrence un caso común or corriente it's now fairly commonplace for young couples to divorce es bastante común or corriente hoy en día que las parejas jóvenes se divorcienExample sentences1.2 (trite, hackneyed) [remark/expression] banal, trillado
- He insists that what he is doing is to configure the commonplace issues of ordinary life.
- None of the others had noticed the little scene; it was an event too commonplace to mark.
- This is Realism at its most powerful, turning a commonplace event into an historical one.
- These types of self-congratulatory remarks are commonplace and formulaic.
- 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.
- Peace would be all too commonplace and boring, not to mention that it couldn't possibly involve the kind of firepower you're accustomed to.
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