mainstream


mainstream
01. The only kind of music he listens to is [mainstream] pop music.
02. He wrote for an underground paper for a while before moving into the [mainstream] press.
03. Many young people living on the streets feel alienated from the [mainstream] culture.
04. Scenes of violence are becoming more and more graphic in [mainstream] cinema.
05. Creationists are not really part of the Christian [mainstream], and are seen as somewhat fanatical.
06. Some [mainstream] politicians in the country are now making anti-immigration remarks in their speeches.
07. Many young people were disappointed when the band started to play more [mainstream], commercial music.
08. Rose Elizabeth Bird once said that it's always the minorities, who aren't a part of the [mainstream], who define what the limits of the majority are going to be.
09. Those who are not in the [mainstream] of public opinion often find their views ignored by the majority.
10. I find [mainstream] movies to be kind of boring and predictable. I much prefer the works of the small independent film companies.
11. Many North Americans use alternative therapies along with [mainstream] medicine to treat illnesses.
12. During the post-war period in America, barriers to social and geographical mobility were breaking down, and new groups were trying to enter the [mainstream] of social life.
13. Following the end of slavery, American blacks faced tremendous obstacles in their attempt to join the [mainstream] of society.
14. Although it seems very obvious today that culture exerts a strong influence on your thoughts and actions, this notion was largely overlooked in [mainstream] psychology for many years.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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