English Idiom - In the Same Boat

Today's Ginseng English idiom is in the same boat.  We use this idiom to mean that we are all in the same situation, or sharing the same problem together. In this situation, working together and teamwork is the best option because if the boat sinks, you're all going down together! 

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Examples

Our boss asked us to work on an extra project.  None of us wanted to work over the weekend, and since we were all in the same boat, we decided to stay late and finish the project!

When my cousin asked to borrow $10, I refused because we're in the same boat and I don't have any money either!

Vera and Peter both didn't understand the math class, so since they were in the same boat, they went together to ask the teacher for extra help.

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