sing from the same hymn sheet

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sing from 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 from the same hymn sheet before we begin. Make sure everyone from the campaign is singing from the same hymn sheet before we release any kind of statement to the press.
See also: hymn, same, sheet, sing
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The Saddlers chairman has rarely sung from the same hymnsheet as the club's supporters in recent years but he reckons the view that Mullen's reign was flagging fatally was universal.