the same old story

Definition of the same old story

  1. —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.

Word by Word Definitions

sameplay
  1. :  resembling in every relevant respect

    :  being one without addition, change, or discontinuance :  identical

    :  being the one under discussion or already referred to

  1. :  something identical with or similar to another

  1. :  dating from the remote past :  ancient

    :  persisting from an earlier time

    :  of long standing

storyplay
  1. :  history

    :  history

    :  an account of incidents or events

  1. :  to narrate or describe in story

    :  to adorn with a story or a scene from history

  1. :  the space in a building between two adjacent floor levels or between a floor and the roof

    :  a set of rooms in such a space

    :  a unit of measure equal to the height of the story of a building


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