to be in the same boat

Do you know the English idiom “to be in the same boat“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess what it means?

Wayne: My company is getting rid of staff to save money. I’m really worried about my job. 

Harry: Well, we are all in the same boat. I heard yesterday that my company is thinking about reducing the number of employees.

Wayne: I guess everywhere is the same these days.

Does it mean:

a) to share a boat

b) to work for the same company

c) to leave a company

d) to be in the same situation

The answer is below! ↓


Answer: d) to be in the same situation