sing off the same hymn sheet

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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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Henry Blake SPORT: Mike Ashley is singing off the same hymn sheet as Steve McClaren, according to the Newcastle United head coach.
But boss Pat Fenlon still wants to collar Cork City for second spot - and Byrne is singing off the same hymn sheet.
We are all singing off the same hymn sheet - the coaches, the fighters, the manager and the promoters".
He added: "We haven't had that problem, we work very hard not to have that problem and we are working very hard at the moment to make sure that we are all singing off the same hymn sheet, that we are taking ownership of what we're trying to do.
We're all singing off the same hymn sheet so the banner is still relevant.
Pricewise and Mr Goldie are clearly singing off the same hymn sheet so you really should take notice.
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.
It seems we're all singing off the same hymn sheet there.