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Writing: Conventional expression — Harder example

Writing: Grammar

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Interpol's works of art division confirmed that my great grandmother's wedding ring and the ring stolen from the british royal treasury in 1918 are one in the same all right so this is interesting they have underlined the word in and this this expression one in the same is sometimes something that you might hear but it's actually the incorrect expression the correct expression is one and at the same one and the same and it's just an expression people use it's kind of to be extra extra redundant I guess you could say because to say that they are one and to say that they are the same well you're saying the same thing over and over but it's kind of making it clear they are one and the same this is an expression this is the the conventional expression that you will hear people say so this in should be and and this one is a pretty hard one because because of how often these two expressions are confused one in the same and one and the same people will hear someone say one and the same or say hear them say it really quickly one and the same and then it sounds like they said one in the same and then that person will repeat one in the same and then a lot of other people think that the expression is one in the same but one in the same if you think about it it just just doesn't even they make a lot of sense it's like having one thing in the same thing so just remember that that just is it's it's a little bit strange the correct expression is one and the same so we definitely don't want to leave it the way it is one end the same one of the same well that's that's not the expression and one over the same that's not it for sure as well