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What does "in a rut" mean?

Vocabulary Word: in a rut

1. Definition (expr.) never doing anything new, never changing

Examples I’ve been in a rut all month and I haven’t done anything fun.

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04:03 PM Mar 27 2018 |


Åland Islands

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United States

i am in a rut now! who wants to pratice englsih with me?

05:10 PM Jun 26 2013 |


johnSuper Member!

United States

like a couch potato @Azulejo?

03:19 PM Mar 27 2013 |


Saudi Arabia

I ‘ve been in a rut since graduation

everything is boring ..

nothing interesting 

04:31 AM Mar 19 2013 |

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johnSuper Member!

United States

I was in a rut last week and couldn’t get my work done. Now I’m feeling better and finishing everything!

12:08 AM Mar 19 2013 |



Like potato coach

11:49 PM Mar 18 2013 |

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zhaleh hoor

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

For me be in a rut means death, the sense of an ending.

09:37 PM Mar 18 2013 |

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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I cant be in a rut but I never say others you are in a rut!:))

07:09 PM Nov 04 2012 |

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Mr. Learner


Being in a rut will drive me crazy, I must do something new.

05:57 PM Nov 04 2012 |

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