familiar ground

noun

: subjects that have often been discussed before
The book covers familiar ground.

Examples of familiar ground in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The justices will be on more familiar ground dealing with the First Amendment, experts interviewed for this article say. Lauren Feiner, The Verge, 23 Feb. 2024 Jigsaw, in Saw X, which returns the franchise to familiar ground after 2021's Chris Rock-starring Spiral. Clark Collis, EW.com, 3 Oct. 2023 Maybe breaking the mold means trying something new and then doubling back to familiar ground? Hillary Crosley Coker, Variety, 30 Jan. 2024 Key points of the speech Beshear tackled a lot of familiar ground in his address, pointing toward such developments as the electric vehicle battery plant investment in Glendale as well as the multimillion-dollar Norton West Louisville Hospital. Rachel Smith, The Courier-Journal, 4 Jan. 2024 Though themes in the latest episodes can sometimes tread familiar ground, D.P.’s second season is just as unapologetic, as visceral, and as thought-provoking as its first, if not more so. TIME, 27 Dec. 2023 Likewise, the new Ray-Ban Meta Smart Glasses tread a lot of familiar ground, but something about them feels fresh. Victoria Song, The Verge, 27 Sep. 2023 The directorial debut of Daisy Jones & the Six star Riley Keough and producer Gina Gammell, this drama about two young Native men navigating an environment of drugs, violence, crime, and economic hardship treads on some familiar ground. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 28 July 2023 However, retreating to familiar ground means sacrificing many of the benefits that remote and hybrid work arrangements offer. Gleb Tsipursky, Fortune, 8 May 2023

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“Familiar ground.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/familiar%20ground. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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