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.
See also: boat, same

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]
See also: boat, same

in the same boat

COMMON If two or more people are in the same boat, they are in the same unpleasant or difficult situation. If baldness is creeping up on you, take heart — 40 per cent of men under 35 are in the same boat. We were two mums in the same boat and able to make each other feel better.
See also: boat, same

in the same boat

In the same situation as another or others.
See also: boat, same