Common in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Common

Mutual; shared by more than one. | Occurring or happening regularly or frequently; usual. | Found in large numbers or in a large quantity.

Short Example Sentences for Common

  • 1. It is a common failing. 🔊
  • 2. Away with common beauties! 🔊
  • 3. All these are talents of no common man. 🔊
  • 4. They had no common conversational small change. 🔊
  • 5. The school stands for the common home of the class. 🔊
  • 6. Their common Food, 372. 🔊
  • 7. Yet nothing is more common to be met with than this absurdity. 🔊
  • 8. Thus, after wandering in many diverging paths, we return to common sense. 🔊
  • 9. Permit me then to shun The common scandal thrown upon the sex. 🔊
  • 10. Even President Edwards is not exempt from the common lot of humanity. 🔊
  • 11. This pastime is as common in Austria to-day as it is in France. 🔊
  • 12. The catastrophe at Crackscull Common put an end to my summer's campaign. 🔊

How to use Common in Sentences?

  • 1. We may remember the common remark that there is much to be said on both sides of a question. 🔊
  • 2. He had much in common with them, but he must first submit their ideas to criticism and revision. 🔊
  • 3. Consequently, loose sentences of the type first quoted are common in easy, unstudied writing. 🔊
  • 4. He glanced at the common envelope, noted the shaky and laborious handwriting: H. Walter, Esqre. 🔊
  • 5. The banditti were astonished at my admiration of a scene which familiarity had made so common in their eyes. 🔊
  • 6. In an instant the motion picture chums acted on a common impulse and leaped into the water after him. 🔊
  • 7. Nor can there ever be an end of this wrangling and jangling while the arguments of the opposite parties have their roots in a common error. 🔊
  • 8. She was looked upon as something better than the common run of our townsfolk, and kept almost entirely at home. 🔊
  • 9. He was very hard of hearing, and he had a habit common to deaf people of shouting his remarks instead of delivering them in an ordinary voice. 🔊
  • 10. A common blunder is to use a singular verb in a relative clause following this or a similar expression, when the relative is the subject. 🔊
  • 11. This regulation relieves want without pauperising, the common garner merely serving as a compulsory savings bank. 🔊
  • 12. Even this wary, distrustful chief of banditti forgot for a moment his usual foresight and precaution in the common wish to be admired. 🔊
  • 13. Some only go out for a season, as it were, on a hunting expedition, and then resume the dress and habits of common life. 🔊
  • 14. Six months ago a city clerk, just a common drudge of finance, gets himself convicted of a common embezzlement or something of that kind. 🔊
  • 15. They prefer mingling, like common men, with the multitude; and are apt to carry nothing of the author about them but the reputation. 🔊
  • 16. He has left no room to doubt that the definition of liberty, which he says is in conformity "with the common notion of mankind," is his own. 🔊
  • 17. But, before making this appeal to common sense, Plato propounds for our consideration a theory of the nature of the negative. 🔊
  • 18. Indeed, I considered this frequent flagellation as the common lot of humanity, and the regular mode in which scholars were made. 🔊
  • 19. For 'tis a common saying, and a true, That strictest law is oft the highest wrong. 🔊
  • 20. It was perhaps from the lack of subjects they could have in common that Miss Moorsom made him so often speak of his own life. 🔊
  • 21. It was laden with a regular cowboy equipment of spurs, quirt, revolver, cartridge-belt, and the too common accompaniment of a bottle of whiskey. 🔊
  • 22. Propound the same question to the roving savage, or to the man of mere common sense, and he will also answer, No. 🔊
  • 23. This, however, I have since discovered to be a common trait of human nature, and to take place in all communities. 🔊