sing from the same songsheet

sing from the same songsheet

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 songsheet before we begin. Make sure everyone from the campaign is singing from the same songsheet before we release any kind of statement to the press.
See also: same, sing, songsheet
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If we have stability and accord, if we sing from the same songsheet off the field, there appears little to stop Wales from pushing on to become a side that starts beating the southern hemisphere nations on a more regular basis and goes into every Six Nations as potential champions.
However, while IG and Sporting sing from the same songsheet on business, they will be cheering for opposite teams tomorrow.
But viewers of the popular and long running show need have no fears, Martyn Geraint does sing from the same songsheet as its fans.
IG's Jeremy Scott was left to sing from the same songsheet.
IN these days when so many bookmakers sing from the same songsheet, it is refreshing to find Sporting and IG taking more of a personal view when pricing up the betabet `The Only Limits Are Yours' Queen's Prize at Kempton (4.