当大家都坐在同一条船上的时候 in the same boat，这就意味着所有人处境相同。
- 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.
值得注意的是，另一个短语 to miss the boat 的意思是坐失良机，机会已经失去了。
- I wanted tickets to see Adele but by the time I went online they were already sold out. I missed the boat.