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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.
See also: off, same, sing, 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

sing the same tune

To have the same understanding of something as someone else; to say the same things about something as other people, especially in public. I think we should have a meeting with everyone who's involved in the project. That way we can all be singing the same tune before we begin. Make sure everyone the campaign is singing the same tune before we release any kind of statement to the press.
See also: same, sing, tune

sing the same tune

  (British, American & Australian) also sing from the same hymnsheet/songsheet (British)
if a group of people sing the same tune, they say the same things about a subject in public (usually in continuous tenses) I want to make sure we're all singing the same tune before we give any interviews to the newspapers.
See also: same, sing, tune
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Visitors of all ages will enjoy the chance to raise the roof of the museum's 18th-Century Pen-Rhiw Chapel, with a Christmassy sing-song to remember at the St Fagans Songsheet event.
In fairness, we all have different senses of humour and I'm singing from my own songsheet.
Now is the time to show everybody is reading from the same songsheet.
On the other hand, such a slender, if dark, storyline provides abundant opportunity to expand other prime elements of pantomime comedy routines, slapstick, ghostie rituals and songsheet as required.
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.
DRESSING room harmony is a noble concept, and singing from the same songsheet usually benefits a male voice ensemble.
Springsteen, songsheet Most of the lines in the rough 1974 version, written in Long Branch, New Jersey, are apparently unpublished and unrecorded, but the manuscript does include "a nearly perfected chorus" the auction house said.
Last year was the Olympics and we did an Olympics song at the end as a songsheet so the audience could join in.
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.
While many of the more profound songs of the 18th century have stood the test of time, the vast songsheet collection of Birmingham's Central Library suggests the popular music of the day was not always so weighty.
Chamings digs Aye Patrick Chamings was singing from the same songsheet as Hills after winning the claimer with Aye Aye Digby.
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.
What we all need to do is get on the same songsheet, sing the same song and work together," he says.