The Tudor period is well-trodden ground in historical fiction and I admit I picked this book up wearily, thinking I knew it all.
The idea of turning a burger into a gastronomic tour de force is a well-trodden path.
A stone mosque built not long after the city became a well-trodden passageway still stands as a central attraction in the town.
Evans has a few choice quips for spotting and avoiding the well-trodden, souvenir-shop-lined tourist routes.
Though the idea of parsing meaning from hip-hop is new, the link between music and mental health is well-trodden ground.
But if he was placed upon a smooth and well-trodden part of the road, he appeared to be in much distress.
The next morning La Salle took his brother and seven men, and followed a well-trodden Indian trail in search of a village.
It looked dead enough certainly; the Algerian soil in August is much the same in texture as a well-trodden highway.
It was no well-trodden path that Garry followed, but he knew his landmarks.
But running through tall grass is not like running on an open road or even on a well-trodden cart track.
"that has been stepped on," 1540s, from past participle of tread (v.). The past participle was altered from Middle English treden under influence of Middle English past participles such as stolen from steal.