- 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...
Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.