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    Default Idioms

    What do they mean?

    1. Viruses are becoming more common place. (What does the bold part mean?)
    2. Viruses are becoming a more common place. (what does it mean with 'a' there?)

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    Default Re: Idioms

    It should be commonplace, which is the same as common. The second is wrong- there's no need for the indefinite article.

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    Thanks.

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