Play the same song

Idiom

Play the same song

Definition

This idiom is used to refer to when someone or something is repeating the same action over and over again.

Examples

You’re playing the same song again – can’t you think of something new?

Ever since the election, it feels like the news is just playing the same song on a loop.

It’s like he’s playing the same song over and over – I’m so bored of it!

Origin

This idiom is thought to have originated in the early 20th century, but its exact origin is unknown.

FAQs

Q: What does ‘play the same song’ mean? A: This idiom is used to refer to when someone or something is repeating the same action over and over again.