amount to the same thing

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Definition of amount to the same thing

: to have very little difference "Lying and cheating amount to the same thing," she said.

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“Amount to the same thing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amount%20to%20the%20same%20thing. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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