in the same boat


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*in the same boat (as someone)

in the same situation; having the same problem. (*Typically: be ~; get [into]~.) Tom: I'm broke. Can you lend me twenty dollars? Bill: Sorry. I'm in the same boat. Jane and Mary are both in the same boat. They have been called for jury duty.
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in the same boat

experiencing the same situation or condition Suddenly Paul was in the same boat as any other worker who had lost a job.
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in the same boat

Also, all in the same boat. In a similar situation, in the same position. For example, Everyone's got too much work-we're all in the same boat. This expression alludes to the risks shared by passengers in a small boat at sea. [Mid-1800s]
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in the same boat

In the same situation as another or others.
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