plough the same furrow

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Definition of plough the same furrow

British, literary
: to do the same thing someone else does He was not content to plough the same furrow as his father.

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“Plough the same furrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plough%20the%20same%20furrow. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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