same ol' same ol'

same ol' same ol'

The same thing that is always done or that always happens. It often implies that such a thing is boring or monotonous. The phrase is duplicated for emphasis, with ol' being a colloquial shortening of "old." We always sit around and do the same ol' same ol'. Let's go out this week and try something new! A: "What are you doing this summer?" B: "Same ol' same ol'—loading up the car and heading to the beach house."
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

same o(l)' same o(l)'

Sl. the same old thing as one has had before or is used to. I'm getting tired of the same ol' same ol'. Why not something different? Do you like the same o' same o'?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

same o’ same o’

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