the usual run (of something)

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the usual run (of something)

The standard, average, or typical type of something. The unorthodox politician is seen by many as a rebuke to the usual run of bureaucrats, who spend more time debating and arguing than actually accomplishing anything meaningful. While the usual run of stuff you find in a flea market is junk, every now and then you come across something really valuable.
See also: run, usual
References in classic literature ?
He wasn't much like the usual run of derelicts who used to come out to P.E.I.
The prince was too unlike the usual run of daily visitors; and although the general certainly did receive, on business, all sorts and conditions of men, yet in spite of this fact the servant felt great doubts on the subject of this particular visitor.
To everybody's amazement he escaped the usual run of childish afflictions.
Modi was at his dragon fire-breathing best (or worst) on Sunday while campaigning close to the international border in Rajasthan, sounding more like a swaggering warlord rather than the usual run of politicians on the hustings desperately seeking re-election.
The physiotherapist was partway through his usual run around Cardiff beauty spot Roath Park when he suddenly collapsed.
The physiotherapist was part way through his usual run around Cardiff beauty spot Roath Park when he suddenly collapsed.
Connor McKenna struggled to impact the game with his usual run and carry off half-back.
Running from 9am to 2pm, the market promises "a fun day of craft stall shopping," as well as the usual run of cakes, buns, and mulled wine.
Now, they also have to deal with a season that is significantly shorter from a usual run as well.
Attendees were the usual run of polite, patriotic, gun owners, with lots of families out in force.
BOY MEETS GIRL BBC2, 10pm IT'S the night before Judy and Leo's wedding and, after the usual run of sitcom mishaps so far, the next 24 hours seem unlikely to go without a hitch.
Half the time of your usual run and add in hill sprints.
The usual run of kimonos filled the shops and were very pretty.
In the pre-dawn hours, Gaby Mortimer, a successful 42-year-old "presenter" on a popular mid-morning current affairs tv show, is taking her usual run through the woods near her home near London when she comes upon the dead body of a young woman.
With demand surging for the new edition, the weekly planned to print up to 3 million copies, dwarfing its usual run of 60,000, after newsagents reported a rush of orders.