sing from the same hymnbook

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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
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Furthermore, it seems France is singing from the same hymn book as Turkey when it comes to al-Assad.
So when Walter Swinburn, singing from the same hymn book, offers his services to educate jockeys, what are the racing authorities waiting for?
With Scunthorpe's David Howe - guesting for Kenni Larsen who was on international duty in Denmark - taking a big win in heat one's share of the spoils, it was apparent all the visitors were singing from the same hymn book.
Deluded accountant Adebola Adedoyn, 30, from London, has the judges singing from the same hymn book, however.
Just so we're all singing from the same hymn book, it's not my idea to leave,'' he griped during his two-hour swan-song.
During yesterday's two-hour swansong, Sir Jimmy said: ``Just so we're all singing from the same hymn book, it's not my idea to leave.
Just so we're singing from the same hymn book, it's not my idea to leave.
What we really need is all the local authorities singing from the same hymn book.
These days, everybody seems to be singing from the same hymn book.
We think the fact that we are now singing from the same hymn book as the Plymouth office is a strength.
Until this is done and all are singing from the same hymn book then any initiative will be short-term, localised, and doomed to failure.
But, and it's a big but, when it comes to how the kids are raised they both have to be singing from the same hymn book.
Ensuring we are all singing from the same hymn book in harmony without the Les Dawson accompaniment
THEY may not be singing from the same hymn book any more, but the Atomic Kittens do agree on one thing: their cars.