Translation of common in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (widespread, prevalent) the common coldel resfriado común(to be) in common use(ser) de uso corrienteit is very common for teenagers to feel misunderstoodes muy común que los adolescentes se sientan incomprendidosExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (average, normal)
- We have taken advice from the contractors who advise there is no need to put signs up and this is common practice for public places.
- Wooden houses are common along the Caspian coast.
- Recurrent symptoms were particularly common in younger patients.
(soldier)the common man
- The sighting of the black neck crane and several other rare and common birds in the area kept my spirit and interest buoyant.
- Given that my horticultural expertise is limited to identifying about a dozen of the more common flowers, it's a curious choice.
- Grouse, ravens and buzzards may be seen, and red deer are common.
rasoel hombre medio or de la callethe common peoplela gente común y corrienteI was treated like a common criminalme trataron como a un vulgar delincuenteto have the common touchtener el don de saber tratar con la gente sencillait's common decencyes una cuestión de elemental (buena) educaciónExample sentences
Example sentences1.3 (low-class, vulgar)
- Their members came from the ranks of the common people, and their worship was personal and full of emotion.
- He is Prime Minister, and therefore has a duty to rise above the ordinary concerns, fears and prejudices of the common man.
- It is, in a way, the only menace with multiple potentials to perturb the normal life of the common man.
- She replied bluntly, not bothering with the common courtesy Elizabeth expected.
- They depend upon the social concern and common decency of ordinary people.
- Colin suggested that Mr Kenny consider sending him on a ‘crash course for basic manners and common courtesy.’
- It's almost as common and vulgar as chewing gum while you're serving customers.
- Any more of those f-words and God forbid they might start thinking about letting rough common children into these private tennis clubs.
- Oh, nothing would surprise them when it came to that common little harlot.
- 2 2.1 (shared, mutual)(characteristic/interests/ownership)(factor/multiple/divisor)
común(Mathematics)common wall (American English) common ground
comúnpuntos (masculine plural) en común or de coincidenciato be common
tosomethingser comúnthis characteristic is common to several species aalgoes una característica común a varias especies2.2 (public) it's common knowledgetodo el mundo lo sabeby common consent he's the best
es vox populitodos coinciden en que es el mejorthe common goodel bien común or de todoscommon landExample sentences
- All three are human systems and all three share characteristics common to human systems.
- This can only be possible if there are entry and exit points recognised by countries sharing common borders.
- Brazil shares common borders with 10 other countries in South America.
- In fact, there will not be a Fibonacci number as a common factor between two neighbouring Fibonacci's for the same reason.
- Two quantities are considered correlated when they are affected by a common quantity.
- Two positive integers always have a greatest common divisor, even if they have only one common divisor, 1.
nounsee also → Commons
- 2 countable (land)(terreno perteneciente al municipio, antiguamente zona de pastoreo de la comunidad)Example sentences
- It will be designed to protect its amenities and preserve its open nature as a public common.
- The council is responsible for maintaining more than 100 parks, open spaces, commons and woodlands which attract around five million visitors a year.
- This statement of aims, if adopted, will greatly enhance the appeal of the commons for the public, while at the same time protecting and expanding the flora and fauna that inhabit these public open spaces.
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