out-of-the-ordinary love

out-of-the-ordinary

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective unusual or striking.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It emphasizes that sudden, out-of-the-ordinary levels of exertion in the otherwise sedentary person may be associated with heart attack.

    Out of shape? Intense exercise, sex may raise heart risk

  • Unless things have changed drastically in recent years, the norm is 10% on restaurant bills (and many choose to calculate this on the pre-tax total) and nothing for regular taxi drivers unless they perform some out-of-the-ordinary service.

    tipping

  • Unless things have changed drastically in recent years, the norm is 10% on restaurant bills (and many choose to calculate this on the pre-tax total) and nothing for regular taxi drivers unless they perform some out-of-the-ordinary service.

    tipping

  • Since my Mexican family is jokingly self-described as gitanos – gypsies – although based in northern Sinaloa state, it seems as if they have never really developed any particularly special traditional seasonal delicacies/dishes, so I've seen anything from roast turkey (not stuffed, though) to hams, to fresh hams, all other sorts of special out-of-the-ordinary dishes and, of course, often mi suegra la abuelita's – my mother-in-law, grandmother's – special posole or menudo.

    OK! Now that I know . . . . . .

  • Since my Mexican family is jokingly self-described as gitanos – gypsies – although based in northern Sinaloa state, it seems as if they have never really developed any particularly special traditional seasonal delicacies/dishes, so I've seen anything from roast turkey (not stuffed, though) to hams, to fresh hams, all other sorts of special out-of-the-ordinary dishes and, of course, often mi suegra la abuelita's – my mother-in-law, grandmother's – special posole or menudo.

    OK! Now that I know . . . . . .

  • Unless things have changed drastically in recent years, the norm is 10% on restaurant bills (and many choose to calculate this on the pre-tax total) and nothing for regular taxi drivers unless they perform some out-of-the-ordinary service.

    tipping

  • Unless things have changed drastically in recent years, the norm is 10% on restaurant bills (and many choose to calculate this on the pre-tax total) and nothing for regular taxi drivers unless they perform some out-of-the-ordinary service.

    tipping

  • But money can be an effective reward when the sum received or the type of work is out-of-the-ordinary for participants.

    Matt Wilson: What Motivates Volunteers?

  • I kinda realized that something was definitely out-of-the-ordinary here.

    Binky Philips: Pete Townshend Meets My Mom and Dad at the Fillmore East

  • Unless things have changed drastically in recent years, the norm is 10% on restaurant bills (and many choose to calculate this on the pre-tax total) and nothing for regular taxi drivers unless they perform some out-of-the-ordinary service.

    tipping

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