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"join the club!" in British English

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join the club!

informal
said in answer to something that someone has said, meaning that you are in the same bad situation as they are: "I've got no money till the end of this week." "Join the club!"
(Definition of join the club! from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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join the club

infml I am in the same bad situation as you are: "I’ve got no money till payday." "Join the club!"
(Definition of join the club from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “join the club!”
in Chinese (Simplified) 彼此彼此!一样倒霉!…
in Chinese (Traditional) 彼此彼此!一樣倒楣!…
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