been there, done that, got the T-shirt


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been there, done that, got the T-shirt

A jocular, sarcastic, or condescending expression of familiarity and/or boredom with a certain situation or thing. Refers to buying a T-shirt as a souvenir from a tourist destination as a memento. Oh, you're going to Paris this summer? Been there, done that, got the T-shirt.
See also: been, done

Been there, done that (got the T-shirt)

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