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sing off the same hymn sheet

To have the same understanding of something as someone else; to say the same things about something as other people, especially in public. Primarily heard in UK. I think we should have a meeting with everyone who's involved in the project. That way, we'll all be singing off the same hymn sheet before we begin. Make sure everyone on the campaign is singing off the same hymn sheet before we release any kind of statement to the press.
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sing off the same hymnbook

To have the same understanding of something as someone else; to say the same things about something as other people, especially in public. Primarily heard in UK. I think we should have a meeting with everyone who's involved in the project. That way, we'll all be singing off the same hymnbook before we begin. Make sure everyone on the campaign is singing off the same hymnbook before we release any kind of statement to the press.
See also: hymnbook, off, same, sing

sing from the same hymn sheet

To have the same understanding of something as someone else; to say the same things about something as other people, especially in public. Primarily heard in UK. I think we should have a meeting with everyone who's involved in the project. That way, we'll all be singing from the same hymn sheet before we begin. Make sure everyone from the campaign is singing from the same hymn sheet before we release any kind of statement to the press.
See also: hymn, same, sheet, sing

sing from the same hymnbook

To have the same understanding of something as someone else; to say the same things about something as other people, especially in public. Primarily heard in UK. I think we should have a meeting with everyone who's involved in the project. That way, we'll all be singing from the same hymnbook before we begin. Make sure everyone from the campaign is singing from the same hymnbook before we release any kind of statement to the press.
See also: hymnbook, same, sing
References in classic literature ?
The Hymns to "Pan" (xix), to "Dionysus" (xxvi), to "Hestia and Hermes" (xxix), seem to have been designed for use at definite religious festivals, apart from recitations.
The remaining hymns are mostly of the briefest compass, merely hailing the god to be celebrated and mentioning his chief attributes.
xvii), and to "Demeter" (xiii) are mere abstracts of the longer hymns iv, xxxiii, and ii.
A familiar revival hymn, perhaps such as "Behold, behold the Lamb of God," or "We're going home, to die no more," attracts others, for music is a great charm in camp.
THE life of a songwriter who penned one of Wales' most famous hymns will be chronicled in an animated film.
and has played for hymn singing almost as long as she can remember.
A club spokesman said: "Whilst the hymn is sung, supporters in the East Stand will be asked to hold up black and white cards to depict the No.
In 2000 she won a competition to compose a new hymn to celebrate the new millennium.
The minister refused to allow this hymn to be sung as it was, in her words, 'not politically correct'.
In Hymn 9 she writes, "There is little need that I should tell you of God, for everything speaks of him.
Canon Michael Saward, formerly of London's Saint Paul's Cathedral, who has written more than 100 hymns, including his best known Christ Triumphant, will stage the masterclass on Saturday, July 10, at St Luke's Church in the Chuckery, Walsall, from 10.
Anne, is carillonned every noon hour in Southampton, England, in salute to their great hymn writer), the unforgettable "Joy to the world
This appears in Hymns Ancient and Modern Revised as second tune for Hymn No 65.
The hymn Jerusalem is often used on national occasions, although rarely in Southwark, even on such occasions.