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Idiom: All In The Same Boat

IDIOM: ALL IN THE SAME BOAT

Also: Be in the same boat or in the same boat

Meaning

  • be in the same unpleasant or difficult situation as other people
  • having the same problems
  • facing the same challenges as others

So, the correct answer is: (c) To face the same challenges as everyone

 

Example Sentences

  • Tanmay exclaimed that he hated school, to which Shreya retorted that they were all in the same boat.
  • This is difficult, but we are all in the same boat here, so we’ll have to do this together.
  • She said she does not have any money left, looks like we are all in the same boat this month.

Origin

The phrase originated in the mid 1800s and was used mainly by the Greeks to refer to the risks faced by the passengers in a small boat at sea.

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