been there, done that

Been there, done that
People say this when they have already experienced what is being discussed.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • been there, done that — spoken phrase used to say that you have done something and are no longer interested in it Thesaurus: not feeling excited or enthusiasticsynonym Main entry: be * * * I see there …   Useful english dictionary

  • Been There, Done That — Infobox Single Name = Been There, Done That Artist = Dr. Dre from Album = Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath Released = 1997 (U.S.) Format = CD Recorded = 1996 Genre = Hip hop Length = 5:11 Label = Aftermath, Interscope Writer = Dr. Dre, Bud da, J… …   Wikipedia

  • been there, done that — I have experienced that before. If your attitude toward Las Vegas is been there, done that, perhaps it s time to try a different vacation spot. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form been there, done that, got the T shirt: Our manager promises… …   New idioms dictionary

  • been there, done that —    The expression is used to indicate that the speaker is familiar with the situation mentioned. It can also refer to an attitude which reflects a certain boredom at the idea of repeating an experience that has lost its novelty.     His… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • been there, done that — spoken used to say that you have done something and are no longer interested in it …   English dictionary

  • been there, done that — Meaning An assertion that the speaker has already experienced the topic under discussion. Carries that implication that the topic isn t worth further investigation. Origin Originally, in the late 1980s, a hip use of language: now becoming less so …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • been there, done that, got the t-shirt! — Canadian Slang refers to an experience you have already lived through …   English dialects glossary

  • Been There — Been There, Done That Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Been There, Done That» Sencillo de Dr. Dre del álbum Dr. Dre Presents the Aftermath Publicación 1997 (EE.UU.) Formato …   Wikipedia Español

  • been — pp. of BE (Cf. be). Dismissive slang phrase been there, done that attested from 1994 (been there had the experience, usually of something disreputable, is from 1880s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • been — 1 the past participle of be 2 have/has been a) used to say that someone has gone to a place and come back (+ to): I ve never been to Japan. | have been to do sth: Have you been to see the Van Gogh exhibition yet? b) BrE used to say that someone… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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