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    Default colourful idioms

    What does all in the same boat mean

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    Default Re: colourful idioms

    Quote Originally Posted by reisha View Post
    What does all in the same boat mean
    Used to describe a common condition or situation for persons/groups. (A) Our town council just approved another tax increase. (B) So did ours. We're all in the same boat.

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    Default Re: colourful idioms

    Welcome to Using English.
    There is a great resource of idioms here on the site.
    In the same boat - Idiom Definition - UsingEnglish.com - here is the one you asked about.
    From this page, English Language Reference Resources - UsingEnglish.com, you can enter a word like "boat" into the idiom section.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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