run-of-the-mine

[ ruhn-uhv-thuh-mahyn ]
/ ˈrʌn əv ðəˈmaɪn /

adjective

of or relating to ore or coal that is crude, ungraded, etc.
common or ordinary; run-of-the-mill: a boring, run-of-the-mine performance.

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Also run-of-mine [ruhn-uhv-mahyn]. /ˈrʌn əvˈmaɪn/.

Origin of run-of-the-mine

First recorded in 1905–10
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