In The Same Boat

A couple of weeks ago, I was in a car wreck.  A man made a left turn in front of me and we collided.  Fortunately, neither of us was injured.  My car, however, will be in the repair shop for a total of four weeks.

I was thinking about the idiom “being in the same boat”.  The meaning of the idiom is when we share unfortunate circumstances as others.  Through no fault of my own, both the other driver and I have damaged vehicles and inconvenience.  We shared the same boat. Continue reading