English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "common"

Living together before marriage is quite common in this countryLast year, the most common first names for boys in this country were Matthew and Joshua.

Living together before marriage is quite common in this country.

Heart attacks are among the commonest causes of death for both men and women.

Earthquakes are so common in Japan that people often don't even pay attention to them.

Winter has been uncommonly cold this year.

The King never speaks to the common people.

The common field mouse can be found in almost every country in the world.

They say that even a common man can become President of the USA, but nowadays all our presidents are very wealthy men.

Teenagers commonly try alcohol around the age of 14 or 15 in this country.

There seems to be a common belief that spanking teaches children to behave, but I disagree.

Sharks are common in the waters here, so be careful when you're out swimming.

It is not uncommon for killer whales to be seen along the coast here.

Sam Levenson once joked that the reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.

Plato once suggested that friends have all things in common.

Voltaire once noted that common sense is not so common.

Philip Wylie once claimed that God must hate common people because he made them so common.

Nietzsche once suggested that to forget one's purpose is the commonest form of stupidity.

George Washington Carver once noted that when you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.

A German proverb observes that both noble and common blood are the same color.

Polar bears are excellent long-distance swimmers, and it is not uncommon to see them in water which is 50 miles from land.

The most common pets in the USA are now cats, which have replaced dogs as the favorite.

Brazil has a common border with every South American country except Ecuador and Chile.

The most common blood type for humans is A. The least common is AB.

The common male housefly takes just 17 days to complete its life cycle.

The theory of evolution tells us that man and chimpanzees share a common ancestor.

Homesickness is a common problem associated with the experience of culture shock.

In Fiji, a commoner who displays great leadership skills can become a high chief.

In Japan, intentional touching between adults in public is uncommon.

Discussion question: In your opinion, is homosexuality unnatural, or simply uncommon?


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