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English definition of “year in, year out”

year in, year out

every year, especially in a way that seems boring : We go to Mike's parents every summer - it's the same thing year in, year out.Continually and repeatedly
(Definition of year in, year out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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