sing from the same song sheet

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sing from the same song 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 song sheet before we begin. Make sure everyone from the campaign is singing from the same song sheet before we release any kind of statement to the press.
See also: same, sheet, sing, song
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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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The unfortunate episode had one consolation - that all five firms sang from the same songsheet. In years gone by there could well have been a variety of different rulings.
Hateley sang from the same songsheet. "Let's dare say it, England do not appear to be in any problems," he announced.