feminine noun
1. (colloquial) (general) 
a. old story (colloquial) 
Los hermanos se pelearon por ver quién usa el coche esta noche. Siempre la misma cantinela.The siblings have argued over who gets to use the car tonight. It's always the same old story.
b. all that jazz (colloquial) 
Mi abuelo empezó a hablar otra vez sobre su época en el ejército, la guerra y toda esa cantinela.My grandfather began telling us again about his time in the army, the war, and all that jazz.
1. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
la misma cantinelathe same old story
la misma cantinela the same old story; y toda esa cantinela and all that jazz (familiar)
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