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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.
See also: hymn, off, same, sheet, sing

sing off the same hymnbook

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 hymnbook before we begin. Make sure everyone on the campaign is singing off the same hymnbook before we release any kind of statement to the press.
See also: hymnbook, off, same, sing

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

sing from the same hymnbook

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 hymnbook before we begin. Make sure everyone from the campaign is singing from the same hymnbook before we release any kind of statement to the press.
See also: hymnbook, same, sing

sing from the same hymn book

To have the same understanding, thought process, or amount of knowledge (about something) as someone else. We all need to be singing from the same hymn book before we try to present this idea to the boss. I think it would help if both parents attended the presentation. That way, you'll both be singing from the same hymn book when it comes time to implement what we talk about.
See also: book, hymn, same, sing

read from the same hymn book

To have the same understanding, thought process, or amount of knowledge (about something) as someone else. A less-common variant of "sing from the same hymn book." We all need to be reading from the same hymn book before we try to present this idea to the boss. I think it would help if both parents attended the presentation. That way, you'll both be reading from the same hymn book when it comes time to implement what we talk about.
See also: book, hymn, read, same

sing from the same hymn sheet

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sing from the same song sheet

BRITISH
If two or more people sing from the same hymn sheet or sing from the same song sheet, they express the same opinions about a subject in public. The important thing is to bring together the departments so that we're all singing from the same hymn sheet. As she and her husband deal with the latest scandal, they can at least be relied on to sing from the same song sheet.
See also: hymn, same, sheet, sing

sing from the same hymn (or song) sheet

present a united front in public by not disagreeing with one another. British informal
2000 South China Morning Post We're all singing from the same hymn sheet and there is a real will to clean up the game, though it may take a life ban to restore cricket's credibility.
See also: hymn, same, sheet, sing

sing from the same ˈsong/ˈhymn sheet

(informal) say the same things and agree about a subject, especially in public: We really need to make sure we are all singing from the same hymn sheet before the press conference.
See also: hymn, same, sheet, sing, song
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Mr Faisal said they have been working for months on the poetry and creating new melodies for the hymn, which was uploaded on Tuesday night.
If we gave you the line "so light up the fire and let the flame burn," we reckon you'd be able to sing the rest and if we added "open the door, let Jesus return," you'll definitely know which hymn we're on about!
The reception/dinner turned out to be a reunion of some sort with nine of the 12 hymntestants of the Hymnodia Season 1 present at the event and taking turns to regale the audience with tales from the Hymnstitute and reminder hymns from their time in the show.
The hymns of Martin Luther are foundational not only for Lutherans but also for other Protestant traditions created by the Reformations of the sixteenth century, and notwithstanding Luther's views on the Catholicism of his day, Roman Catholics in subsequent generations have also taken to singing at least some of his hymns.
A bench headed by Justice Rohinton Nariman sent to the Constitution Bench to decide the petition, which objected to the recital of Sanskrit hymns like aACoetamso maa jyotirgamyaaACA[yen] and aACoeAsato Ma SadgamayaaACA[yen] by students.
"I'd been writing hymn texts for around seven years by that time and as I thought of David's election and the challenges it would give him, I was inspired to write words for a new hymn.
In effect, Boholanos will sing three songs before the start of a function, and depending on the venue, a fourth song will be sung in honor of the host town, if the town has its own hymn.
In Bohol, while it has been a practice backed by a provincial ordinance to sing the Bohol Hymn after singing the national anthem and a municipal ordinance in the towns to sing their respective hymns, the order to sing the ASEAN Hymn will bring to at least three to four hymns to be sung prior to the start of any official event in Bohol.
Hymns 9 and 10 in the collection are Our God Our Help in Ages Past followed immediately by O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing, and Christ our Lord is Risen Today.
I love the traditional hymns. I also love the more substantive of the contemporary worship songs, especially those like the Getty-Townend contemporary hymns with modern words somewhat modeled after those of 17th-century masters Watts and Wesley.
A VICAR has rewritten traditional Welsh hymns for the 21st century to save them from being forgotten.
so I started creating a hymn book back then in a 20-point font, sans serif, as simple as I could possibly make it." Glasses that magnified the text 10 times allowed her to see about three letters at a time.
Another piano title with accompanying CD from Santorella Publications that is highly recommended is the "Treasured Hymn Favorites for Tri-Chord Piano," an easy piano collection of twenty three favorite hymns for piano, with recorded performance by Dean Mora in instructional play-along CD.
It is known, however, that one of the persons chiefly responsible for the publication of this hymn book was Johann Konrad Ziegler (1692-1731), a leader in the Pietist revival at the Swiss town of Schaffhausen, who was also that movement's poet and hymn writer.