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An abbreviation for "been there, done that, got the T-shirt," a jocular, sarcastic, or condescending expression of familiarity and boredom with a certain situation or thing. Refers to buying a T-shirt as a souvenir from a tourist destination to prove that one has been there. Oh, you're going to Paris this summer? BTDTGTS. A: "Anyone in these forums ever experience a problem with copy/pasting new code into an existing program?" B: "Oof, that used to plague me during my days as a developer, all right—BTDTGTTS."
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Been there, done that (got the T-shirt)

phr. & comp. abb. I’ve been through all this before. BTDTGTS. I need some other suggestions.
See also: been, done, that


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