the same old

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Definition of the same old

informal + usually disapproving
used to refer to something that has not changedI was hoping for something different, but all I got was more of the same old thing.They brought up the same old argument/story yet again!

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“The same old.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20same%20old. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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