in the same boat
phrasal in the same situation or predicament

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • In the same boat — Boat Boat (b[=o]t), n. [OE. boot, bat, AS. b[=a]t; akin to Icel. b[=a]tr, Sw. b[*a]t, Dan. baad, D. & G. boot. Cf. {Bateau}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by cars or paddles, but often by a sail. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in the same boat — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} In the same trouble; in the same fix; in the same bad situation. * /When the town s one factory closed and hundreds of people lost their jobs, all the storekeepers were in the same boat./ * /Dick was disappointed when Fern… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the same boat — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} In the same trouble; in the same fix; in the same bad situation. * /When the town s one factory closed and hundreds of people lost their jobs, all the storekeepers were in the same boat./ * /Dick was disappointed when Fern… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the same boat — adjective In the same situation or predicament; having the same problems. You can ignore their problems, but you could be in the same boat someday …   Wiktionary

  • All in the Same Boat — is the first of two books written by Paul Howard and Fiona McCall on their journey sailing with their two children on a small junk rigged sail boat named Lorcha . The book is a journal of their account from Toronto, across the Atlantic to the… …   Wikipedia

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  • The Voice in the Night — is a short story by William Hope Hodgson, first published in 1907. In this story, a schooner at sea ( becalmed in the Northern Pacific ) is approached in the middle of a dark, starless night by a small rowboat. The passenger aboard the ship, who… …   Wikipedia

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