join the clubINFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase join the club
You can say this when someone's having an unpleasant experience that you're also having, or have had.
- "I haven't been sleeping well lately."
"Join the club! It takes me ages to drop off these days."
- "I just told my father I'm gay, and he won't speak to me anymore."
"Join the club. Mine hasn't spoken to me for years."
After Simon lost his job, I said "Join the club!" because
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