Instead of the once common 64 squares there were 512.
Better at absorbing sound than stone is, they were once common.
Fewer have the time or money for the once common bank holiday trip with the family.
It is a rare surviving example of its type, which was once common.
Although once common, the f4-pawn looks out of place and White's weakness on e4 is clear.
That attitude, once common at the nation's biggest company, is now fading quickly.
Player-managers were once common in the early days of baseball.
And they set about the performance of an operation once common in the world but long since forgotten.
The curious name stems from a once common use of the plant.
Two northern fish that were once common in Michigan no longer are.