"It is what it is." - This phrase, used to express resignation or acceptance of a situation, has been overused to the point of becoming a cliché.
"At the end of the day." - Intended to sum up the main point or the conclusion of a discussion, its overuse has rendered it meaningless to many
"New normal." - Originally used to describe the changes in society due to extraordinary events (like a pandemic), it's now applied so broadly and frequently that it's become tiresome and vague.
"Unprecedented times." - While recent years have indeed been filled with unprecedented events
"Circle back." - A business jargon staple for saying someone will return to a topic or issue later. Its overuse, especially in non-business contexts, has made it a target for parody.
"Deep dive." - Meant to convey a thorough analysis or exploration of a topic, its overuse has diluted its impact, making it seem like a fancy way of saying "look into."
"To be fair." - Often used as a preface to a counterargument or differing opinion, its frequent use has turned it into a filler phrase that can weaken the speaker's position rather than strengthen it.
"On the same page." - Meant to ensure agreement or understanding within a group, it's become so common that it can feel insincere or obvious, especially in professional settings.
"I don't disagree." - A roundabout way of agreeing with someone without directly saying so. Its overuse, particularly in debates or discussions, can come across as evasive or non-committal.
"Cancel culture." - Originally a term to describe holding public figures accountable through social media boycotts, its overuse has expanded it to cover any disagreement or criticism
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