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see eye to eye

To agree (with someone); to share the same position or opinion (as someone else). His mother and I don't see eye to eye about his decision to drop out of college. I'm not going to argue the point with you, Alex. We just don't see eye to eye.
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see eye to eye (about someone or something) (with someone)

 and see eye to eye (on someone or something) (with someone)
Fig. [for someone] to agree about someone or something with someone else, I'm glad we see eye to eye about Todd with Mary. I see eye to eye with Mary. Will labor and management ever see eye to eye on the new contract?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

see eye to eye

Agree completely, as in I'm so glad we see eye to eye on whom we should pick for department head. This expression appears in the Bible (Isaiah 52:8). [c. 1600]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

see eye to eye

have similar views or attitudes to something; be in full agreement.
1997 A. Sivanandran When Memory Dies We don't see eye to eye about anything—work, having children, what's going on in the country.
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(not) see eye to ˈeye (with somebody) (about/on/over something)

(not) have the same opinion or attitude as somebody else (about a particular issue, problem, etc.): My boss and I don’t see eye to eye over the question of finance.
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see eye to eye

in. [for two or more people] to agree on something or view something the same way. We never seem to see eye to eye.
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see eye to eye, to

To agree completely. This allusion to seeing things in the same way first occurred in the Bible, when the prophet Isaiah predicts that, when the Lord is recognized as the one true God, “Thy watchmen shall lift up the voice; with the voice together shall they sing: for they shall see eye to eye” (Isaiah 52:8). Some two thousand years later came the phrase eyeball to eyeball, meaning face-to-face. It originated during the Korean War, where it meant face-to-face with the enemy.
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He has spoken about the problems he has overcome in his autobiography and, although we never saw eye to eye as manager and player, I wish Andy and his family peace and contentment in the years to come.
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Abu Hosen said they saw eye to eye on the need to speed up the government formation so as to address the pressing socio-economic situation.
He said Jordan and France saw eye to eye on the issues of the Middle East, urging France to use its clout at world forums to solve the region's crises and pressure Israel to return to the negotiating table to reach a settlement "that satisfies all of the parties".
The two sides saw eye to eye on the need to have the parliamentary elections in Iraq held as scheduled early next year.
Even though Gregory and Evans served as coaches under Little they never saw eye to eye.
Karami, for his part, said they discussed electoral affairs, saying they saw eye to eye over matters.
"Talabani and Clinton also saw eye to eye on the importance of the forthcoming parliamentary elections in Iraq, scheduled for January 16," it added.