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sing off 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 off the same songsheet before we begin. Make sure everyone on the campaign is singing off the same songsheet before we release any kind of statement to the press.
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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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According to The Reporter, Shuman's lawyer, Philip Kaplan has included a songsheet from "Lonely Boy" to the complaint, and notes the international success of Key's song as well as claims that it contains a drum sample from a different song.
Birmingham Central Library's songsheet collection provides a glimpse into the type of society we were as far back as 300 years ago.
HEURELHO GOMES isn't singing from the same songsheet as the Spurs faithful or the stereotypical modern-day footballer .
It has been disappointing to see two more leaders of the council singing from the same songsheet.
Blunkett then proceeds to SING FROM THE SAME SONGSHEET as the US government: 'This will further secure the UK's borders by efficiently recording people travelling into and out of the UK, using airline reservation information and capturing passengers' biometric data.
What we all need to do is get on the same songsheet, sing the same song and work together," he says.
may be singing' from a different songsheet now that he's Warner Music's new CEO, but angry Gallic shareholders remember him as the No.
Every care was taken to make this event a success, including the distribution of a songsheet, labeled "Old-Favorites With the Chief Justice" and featuring "I Been Working on the Railroad," with words carefully spelled to denote the pronunciation required of the caroling jurists.
It's a pity therefore that Newcastle Labour leader Nick Forbes was singing from a totally different songsheet just two days before when he whipped the Labour members of Newcastle City Council to vote against the following motion of mine: "City Council welcomes any prospect of further devolution of powers and funding to the council, whether on its own or collectively through the Combined Authority, but not if such devolution is conditional upon the acceptance, without a prior referendum, of a Combined Authority/"Metro" Mayor or equivalent.
It can only be sorted by strong politicians singing from the same songsheet.
Another item preserved is a songsheet headed: The Tykes.
The UEAPME is calling on the institutions to sing from the same songsheet and respect the conditions of this participation.
And he insisted yesterday that chief executive Lawwell is singing from the same songsheet, even though both suspect mind-boggling bids may be about to drop on their desks.
You could see that both sets of fans at Upton park were literally singing from the same songsheet when the home support started to chant 'You don't know what you're doing' at Anthony Taylor after he sent off Gibson.