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of or suitable for ordinary days or routine occasions

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found in the ordinary course of events

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The hours spent in the locks waiting for release while surrounded by the workaday scenery of commercial docks and port-related industry are not ones we would wish on any visitor at the start of a holiday.
So far, so predictable, an impression compounded by the workaday sound - dirty buzz bass to the fore, and standard ghetto superhero boasting.
Traveling from Vermont to Provincetown to New York to Houston, the story does get a bit bogged down by workaday details: visits to the vet, drug regimens for the aging, beloved pets.
In examining what drives such people to such extreme, seemingly foolhardy, behaviour, Pewter offers a host of explanations, from a need to escape the challenges of the workaday world and a desire to fulfil other people's expectations through to some more sinister psychological maladies
Though her insistent, workaday voice is nothing to get excited a bout, Allen sure can tell a story, whether dissing a lousy lover ("You never, ever made me come"), shooing away an uninvited one ("Are you stupid?
For the question is whether we better meet Christ in the Mass by soaring up to Him, or by dragging Him down into our own pedestrian, workaday world.
Francois makes the most of unpromising programmes for such workaday things as social housing blocks and car parks, and his madcap imagination invigorates urban life.
The 15th annual lavish dinner-auction for the YMCA Foundation of Sarasota, held at the Y's Berlin Branch, which is magically transformed from its workaday workout atmosphere.
They are supremely practical as they conceal the workaday machinery of the kitchen.
It teaches laypeople how to be contemplatives in the middle of their workaday world," says Father Michael Barrett, an Opus Dei priest in Houston.
He published studies of the songs he collected as "Religious Folk-Songs of the Southern Negroes" in 1909; "Folk-Song and Folk-Poetry as Found in the Secular Songs of the Southern Negroes" in two numbers of the Journal of American Folklore in 1911; and The Negro and His Songs (1925) and Negro Workaday Songs (1926), co-written with Guy B.
Set in modern-day southern California, amid the percolating universe of actors, street people, immigrants and workaday folk who make Los Angeles the nation's most dynamic urban center, 72 Hour Hold provides a window into a world that few Americans would willingly visit.
As the industrial revolution helped jumpstart the rise of the British empire, British regiments and diplomats marched new fashions across the globe: the full-length trouser, which the English infantry favored over constricting knee-breeches (bending far forward had been hazardous to the seams); the black jacket for formal attire (it didn't show soot in nineteenth-century London); and the advent of khaki in workaday clothes.
Who would want to break up the Lofton-Croteau's workaday household?
The part of the workaday world I enjoyed most were the challenges where I had to use my skills and experience to solve new problems.