the same old story

idiom

used to say that a situation or condition has not changed
It's the same old story with her—she just can't or won't keep a job.

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“The same old story.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20same%20old%20story. Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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