In the same boat 在同一條船上

Image caption Rowing boats like this one use 『oars』 to move the boat forward


當大家都坐在同一條船上的時候 in the same boat, 這就意味著所有人處境相同。


Youth unemployment is so high in Europe at the moment but everyone's in the same boat – no-one can find a job.

The whole class came down with chicken pox on a school trip. It completely ruined the holiday but at least all the children were in the same boat.

There were hundreds of us waiting to get a visa from the embassy. Knowing everyone was in the same boat was made the long wait easier.


另一個短語 to miss the boat 的意思是坐失良機,機會已經失去了。


I wanted tickets to see Adele but by the time I went online they were already sold out. I missed the boat.