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English definition of “join the club!”

join the club!

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

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