year in, year out

Meaning: If something has happened year in, year out, it's happened every year for many years in a row.

For example:

  • Our family gets together year in, year out at Christmas time.

  • Let's go somewhere new. We've been going to the same old places year in, year out since we were married.

Quick Quiz:

If you do something year in, year out, you do it

a. all year long

b. every year

c. every second year

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Contributor: Matt Errey