The god with horns—half human, half beast—is commonplace throughout the ancient Near East.
Why has this become so commonplace, and is it even appropriate?
The idea that a woman's love may cure a man's destructive passion is a commonplace of the romantic novel.
If you come across a passage you like, copy it out into a commonplace book.
In a press release accompanying the video, Roberts said that such behavior is commonplace on New York streets—and in her own life.
Finally, there was the pressing necessity of putting food into his mouth, a commonplace but still cogent consideration.
It consists of the most worn and commonplace opinions which are current in the masses.
Tis a short feast and a long famine, said a northern liveyere, quite cheerfully; to him it was just a commonplace fact of life.
Describing it, he made even war a commonplace and a tiresome topic.
A word, or a gesture, which in ordinary living would be commonplace, acquired a meaning and a significance all its own.