- run with,
- run-on sentence,
Origin of run-of-the-mill
Examples from the Web for run-of-the-mill
Most cases involve significant mental illness, not run-of-the-mill depression or anxiety.
The results yield computer chips 9,000 times faster than a run-of-the-mill computer, using only the power of a tablet PC.
A c--t is different than your run-of-the-mill jerk (or scoundrel, or creep, or whatever).Game of Thrones’ ‘The Lion and the Rose’: Joffrey’s Demented, Shocking Royal Wedding|Andrew Romano|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sabo is as incoherent and hateful as any run-of-the-mill troll.Breitbart Twerks Pelosi With Credibility-Destroying Ad|Emily Shire|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The ad, for former Republican city council member Carl DeMaio, is in many ways a run-of-the-mill American political commercial.Out, Proud and Loud: A GOP Nominee Breaks Boundaries|James Kirchick|February 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The street was full of people—strangers who didn't look like your run-of-the-mill artist.The Syndic|C.M. Kornbluth
"unspectacular," 1909 in a literal sense, in reference to material yielded by a mill, etc., before sorting for quality (cf. common run "usual, ordinary type," from 1712). Figurative use is from 1922.