out of the ordinary

  1. exceptionally or unusually good
    the food here is out of this world
  2. exceptional, unusual, or remarkable
    out-of-the-way information
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How To Use out of the ordinary In A Sentence

  • While there was nothing out of the ordinary about his thoughts on jaywalking or immigration, that dissolute sandpaper voice carried you along. Times, Sunday Times
  • With the Thai ladyboys, he certainly picked a subject well out of the ordinary, although Wilner does go to great pains to emphasise the acceptance of ‘women of the second order’ in the Thai society.
  • Tammuz was immediately suspicious because he knew the man never broke his routines unless something out of the ordinary was afoot.
  • Yet all the words of warning and cautionary tales cannot dent his ambition to do something out of the ordinary.
  • That tap-in did not appear anything out of the ordinary. Times, Sunday Times
  • She had noticed nothing out of the ordinary with the rooster and hen leading up to the lay and neither appeared to be feeling particularly clucky yesterday, she said. Introducing the Four-Legged Chicken | Impact Lab
  • The precious gemstones did not appear to be anything out of the ordinary, and simply hung benignly from their chains.
  • Acres of flowers were a common sight in the Arkansas Valley of Colorado where I grew up, but glads were a bit out of the ordinary range of seed producing flowers that were grown in the area. Gladiolus « First 50 Words – Writing Prompts
  • The soundings indicated a modest depth of only 525 fathoms and there was no expectation of anything out of the ordinary when the dredge was sent down at 10 o'clock that morning.
  • He behaved as if nothing out of the ordinary was happening.
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