it's the same old story

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it's the same old story

also it's an old story
this bad situation has happened many times before It's the same old story - the women do all the work and the men just sit around talking.
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It's the same old story.

something that you say when a bad situation has happened many times before It's the same old story - the women do all the work and the men just sit around talking.
See also: old, same, story
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