same old same old


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same old same old

  (informal)
used to say that a situation or someone's behaviour remains the same, especially when it is boring or annoying 'How's work going?' 'Oh, you know. Same old same old.'
See also: old, same
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But the script by Mark Solomon, complete with oversexed starlets, gossip mongers and amoral network executives, is the same old same old, and cluttered with tediously belabored scenes - even the hyperkinetically edited montages go on too long.
It's more a renegade, as disgusted with the same old same old in sitcoms as you are, and enjoying tromping around mucking things up a bit.
In general, it was a night where the veterans beat the young artists: Sting and Whitney Houston both won with the same old same old in categories otherwise dominated by fresher, more vibrant talent - the people who a decade or two from now, presumably, will be receiving Grammys for warmed-over versions of the more vital music they created this year.
while adding little perspective and nothing new to the same old same old.
The girls' toys, on the other hand, are pretty much the same old same old.