the normal run (of something)

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the normal run (of something)

The standard, average, or typical type of something. The unorthodox politician is seen by many as a rebuke to the normal run of bureaucrats, who spend more time debating and arguing than actually accomplishing anything meaningful. While the normal run of stuff you find in a flea market is junk, every now and then you come across something really valuable.
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Organiser NE1 Ltd finally revealed its free summer entertainment schedule is to have a longer than normal run this year from July 22 until September 1.
Joint organiser Jane Clough said: "In the normal run of things, local producers would need to approach each individual business.
There are three times during the year when Filipinos interrupt the normal run of their lives to return to their hometowns in observance of holidays rich with both religious significance and family tradition.
That is a big deal because in the normal run of business, that process can take many years, hindering progress and dampening aspiration."
I'm way more interested in how a restaurant works under the normal run of things and I think my readers are too.
Former sergeant major Philip said: "It was a normal run which took place with no extra beastings and was done within the confines laid down by the Army.
in the normal run of things i would tend to agree, but i actually thought in structural terms we were quite sound when we didn't have possession.
And incredibly, it works: my normal run instantly feels easier, quicker and less tiring (I even went an extra couple of km), with the added bonus of no awkward 'wearing in' that you often get with new trainers A seriously good pair of running shoes.
Trains resumed their normal run after the damaged portion was repaired around 45 minutes later.
"There's a short-term capacity surge where we need more containment space for the new assortment until the items being replaced can be transitioned out and we snap back to the normal run rate."
He was not working so much but he had already transcended the normal run of actors in the way people felt about him.
We'll think about a jockey later, but in the normal run of things I think he'll be entered."
"Our study shows that, at the end of a normal run, when they are getting tired, their mechanics begin to change.
"Our normal run is six weeks," he says, "so when a show can play at 80 or 90% capacity for double our normal run, that's a big hit."
Readers' letters published in the Journal probably express and generate more strong feeling than the normal run of editorials and articles.