- 2 (ordinary, undistinguished) (American English/inglés norteamericano) (normal y) corriente, común y corriente or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) silvestreMore example sentences
- An ordinary, garden-variety flu bug can kill thousands of people in a year, especially young children, the elderly, and people with weakened immune systems like cancer patients or organ donor recipients.
- Anti Vampire Club membership ranges from pirates to hermitic recluses to your common garden-variety psychopath.
- This is a splendid collection of totem poles, though scattered among them are a few common garden-variety gravestones.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.