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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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We're all singing off the same hymn sheet in that respect and Dave's transition to head coach has been very good for the squad, it's changed the dynamics slightly but the impact has been quite significant.
The focus was on banishing the demons of the previous season, releasing the negative vibes and starting afresh with a group of players who he managed to get all singing off the same hymn sheet.
Though Gatland once controversially said in 2009 Wales' players dislike their Irish rivals more than any other team in the Six Nations, it was all the Lions singing off the same hymn sheet as the the likes of Alun Wyn Jones, Ross Moriarty, Rhys Webb, Ken Owens, Taulupe Faletau and skipper Sam Warburton were filmed belting out rousing Irish folk song 'The Fields of Athenry' with the gusto of the Welsh national anthem at the Principality Stadium.
It proves that everyone was singing off the same hymn sheet all season long; that recruitment was right, the pre-season was correct, the management have delivered, the players have performed, the board have contributed, and the fans have been unparalleled throughout.
But success relies on everyone at the club singing off the same hymn sheet.
We're all singing off the same hymn sheet so the banner is still relevant.
That you're all singing off the same hymn sheet, that you all have the same aspirations and that you're all prepared to make sacrifices for each other.
Everyone is singing off the same hymn sheet and, if everyone can stick to that and not go too individual , hopefully we can pick up some good points.
We've had three really good training sessions as well, and it's been a bit of a refresher course, reinforcing a few things and making sure we're all singing off the same hymn sheet.
It's just getting them singing off the same hymn sheet," he said.
But not only the players, but the coaches as well, if we can all be singing off the same hymn sheet and playing the same type of game and philosophies towards rugby then it will be a big factor in the success as well.
So we have had meetings with all those involved and we feel that everyone really is now singing off the same hymn sheet and working to see if there is anything they can do to help the club's plight.