Definition of 'usual'
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The usual recovery time for such an injury is six to nine months. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is not the usual way of things; not here. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We normally just go to the usual party cities that most British people go to. The Sun (2016)In keeping with usual practice, the intelligence gained from the images had been examined with other information. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You may have to put in a little more work than usual in some cases but it's worth the effort. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His usual number is irrelevant. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There he will remain, unless he is ejected from the show in the usual way by joint edict of judges and viewers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This isn’t the usual case of IT being told off for not talking business language. Computing (2010)If we'd played to our usual standards we'd have had three points. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Foreign investors also turned out in larger numbers than usual to buy the UK government debt in another vote of confidence in the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Some areas have seen double the usual number of cases this year. The Sun (2015)It was so unlike his usual running style and looked worryingly lacklustre. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Magazine was its usual mixture of serious and flippant. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Eve brings his usual intense concentration to the part. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It became the usual practice in the fifth and sixth centuries. Christianity Today (2000)Twice the usual number of people flocked to catch a glimpse of the pair. The Sun (2009)The competition maintains its usual standard then. The Sun (2011)His usual mix of solid blue chips looked pretty pedestrian beside my more exotic naps. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This means that he weighed ten times his usual weight. The Sun (2011)The usual way of measuring labour productivity is output per hour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They asked for medicines and soup and maintained the usual routine. THE LOST KING OF FRANCE: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII (2002)As usual with this style of restaurant you get an interesting meal for a reasonable price. Sarah Brown's Vegetarian London (1988)It was my usual mixture of whimsy and wariness. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Easter brings its usual moments of quiet reflection and thanks for what we all have. The Sun (2012)The grounds were quiet because only half the usual number of tickets had been sold. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Conversation around the coffee machine must surely be a cut above the usual standard? Times, Sunday Times (2007)An ingenious story that mixes the usual dastardly deception with paranormal pranks. The Sun (2007)That is four times the usual density. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Shampoo and rinse your hair in the usual way. The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)The usual pattern goes something like this. Times, Sunday Times (2008)My route to getting published is not your usual case of using the internet to further your writing career. The Sun (2010)The usual case is a great national emergency, in which the worker sees himself contributing to a cause. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)
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Translations for 'usual'
British English: usual /ˈjuːʒʊəl/ ADJECTIVE
Usual is used to describe what happens or what is done most often in a particular situation.
The police officer asked the usual questions.
- American English: usual
- Arabic: مُعْتاد
- Brazilian Portuguese: comum
- Chinese: 通常的
- Croatian: uobičajen
- Czech: obvyklý
- Danish: sædvanlig
- Dutch: gewoonlijk
- European Spanish: usual
- Finnish: tavallinen
- French: habituel
- German: üblich
- Greek: συνηθισμένος
- Italian: solito
- Japanese: 普通の
- Korean: 보통의
- Norwegian: vanlig
- Polish: zwykły
- European Portuguese: comum
- Romanian: obișnuit
- Russian: обычный
- Spanish: usual
- Swedish: vanlig
- Thai: เป็นปรกติ
- Turkish: alışılagelmiş
- Ukrainian: звичайний
- Vietnamese: thông thường
Definition of usual from the Collins English Dictionary
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