very same

idiom

: exact same
I told the very same story.

Examples of very same in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Panthers’ all-time leading tackler, Davis is also the only player in NFL history to successfully come back from three ACL surgeries on the very same knee. Scott Fowler, Charlotte Observer, 13 Feb. 2024 First, because the payments system, the simple means of transferring a sum of money from one account to another and on which every transaction relies, is monopolised by the very same bankers who were making the bets. Yanis Varoufakis, Fortune, 11 Feb. 2024 The tough language by Mr. Hur could set the stage for Mr. Trump and his allies to launch a fresh round of political attacks on Mr. Biden for doing the very same kinds of things Mr. Trump is accused of doing. Michael D. Shear, New York Times, 9 Feb. 2024 The neuroscientists were intrigued that during a wide variety of tasks, the very same brain areas consistently dialed back their activity. Quanta Magazine, 5 Feb. 2024 Like Halston, his origin story involves a pitiful mother; Jessica Lange is pure camp as Truman’s withholding mom, a social climber who failed to penetrate the very same Manhattan circles that would welcome her son. TIME, 31 Jan. 2024 Most of us are familiar with the feeling of loving (or being impressed by) aspects of the rich and famous and hating others, sometimes in the very same moment and for the same reasons. Lili Loofbourow, Washington Post, 31 Jan. 2024 Yup, the very same ones worn by weed fan Miley Cyrus. James A. Fussell, Kansas City Star, 30 Jan. 2024 In a massive sweep in June, the city evicted dozens of people living on Roseville Road, even though the county had just applied for a state grant to set up a safe parking lot for those very same people, in coordination with the city. Ariane Lange, Sacramento Bee, 25 Jan. 2024 See More

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“Very same.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/very%20same. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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