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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 ?
While it appears to have been a hymn of the longer type (15), we have no evidence to show either its scope or date.
All these considerations point to the seventh century as the probable date of the hymn.
The "Hymn to Apollo" consists of two parts, which beyond any doubt were originally distinct, a Delian hymn and a Pythian hymn.
The Delian hymn describes how Leto, in travail with Apollo, sought out a place in which to bear her son, and how Apollo, born in Delos, at once claimed for himself the lyre, the bow, and prophecy.
294-299) seems to have been still standing when the hymn was written, and this temple was burned in
The hymn must therefore be later than that date, though Terpander, according to Weir Smyth (16), may have only modified the scale of the lyre; yet while the burlesque character precludes an early date, this feature is far removed, as Allen and Sikes remark, from the silliness of the "Battle of the Frogs and Mice", so that a date in the earlier part of the sixth century is most probable.
The influence of Hesiod is clear, and the hymn has almost certainly been used by the author of the "Hymn to Demeter", so that the date must lie between these two periods, and the seventh century seems to be the latest date possible.
The only other considerable hymn is that to "Pan", which describes how he roams hunting among the mountains and thickets and streams, how he makes music at dusk while returning from the chase, and how he joins in dancing with the nymphs who sing the story of his birth.
Many chapels and churches are without an organist and this CD aims to allow those congregations to continue singing their favourite hymns with accompaniment.
I know a lot of the old hymns by heart, but with the revision in [ 1998], so many [words] were changed to be gender neutral, and I find I make mistakes and go back to the old text or I don't know the hymn at all," she said.
AN LIVELY evening of hymn singing is promised at a rural festival this weekend.
There will be performances throughout the day by local groups and musicians in addition to displays of work created by Easington residents, inspired by The Miners' Hymns and the story of Easington Colliery.
This first commentary volume covers the first half of the Evangelisches Gesangbuch, with hymns for the church year (numbers 1-154, including sections for Advent, Christmas, New Year, Epiphany, Passion, Easter, Ascension, Pentecost, Trinity, special days, penitential clays, and the end of the church year) and service music (numbers 155-269, including sections for procession and recession, liturgical songs, word of God, baptism and confirmation, Eucharist, confession, weddings, gathering and sending, and ecumenical songs).
Building squarely upon his earlier study of the Benedictus (CBQ 68 [2006] 457-80), Dillon here offers a complete treatment of all the hymns in Luke's infancy narrative.
Famous hymns featured include Nearer My God to Thee, by Sarah Flower Adams, which is claimed to be the last song played by the band on the Titanic before it sank in April, 1912.