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plus ça change (plus c'est la même chose)

  (mainly British)
something that you say which means that a situation or problem is the same even when the people or things involved in it have changed Despite the change in government, single mothers are still the target of spending cuts. Plus ça change, it would seem.
See also: change, plus
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In other words, Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose.
The public-private mix for health; plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose?
So are there any signs of encouragement in the presbytery, any proof at all that plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose?
But if bin Laden's epoch-making terror of 11 September 2001 has made terrorism the issue of our time, An Anatomy of Terror shows that plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose.
This is no plus ca change moment but a different era.
Another revival of Cyrano de Bergerac: Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme nose
The title, Plus Ca Change, is, of course, only half of the aphorism, loosely translated: "The more things change, the more they are the same.
DUNDALK stages a sevenrace card tonight, with the Ger Lyons-trained Plus Ca Change napped to land the opening Irish Stallion Farms 2-Y-0 Fillies Maiden.
Plus ca change - the latest debate is sparked by a county councillor planting his flag in the sand as the first shot in his challenge to sitting MP Chris Ruane.
His Christian name is French and there is certainly a degree of plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose about his outburst.
After the events of this week, you could argue plus ca change.
The top seven all win to keep the European places plus ca change, Arsenal and Manchester United seeing off Reading and Sunderland respectively by four and three-goal margins.
Plus ca change mais plus c'est la meme chose - as George W.
Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose, as they apparently say in Scotswood nowadays.
Whatever Barack Obama may tell you, plus ca change.