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Meaning of “the same old thing” in the English Dictionary

"the same old thing" in British English

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the same old thing

something that has not ​changed, with the ​result that it ​seemsboring: You get ​tired of ​eating the same ​old thing for ​breakfast.
(Definition of the same old thing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"the same old thing" in American English

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the same old thing

(also the same old, same old) something that has not ​changed, with the ​result that it ​seemsboring: You get ​tired of ​eating the same ​old thing for ​breakfast.
(Definition of the same old thing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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