Singing off the same hymnsheet - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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.
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McDowell and Rory McIlroy were singing off the same hymnsheet
at Royal Liverpool, insisting they've never prepared better for a tilt at Open glory.
He wants to engender a good team spirit and wants everyone working hard and singing off the same hymnsheet
- which is why Bent shouldn't have gone public.
But, when he points the finger at our churches and says they're stuffy and unattractive, then Cliff and I find ourselves singing off the same hymnsheet
Fellow Irish middleweight Andy Lee, who recorded victory over Saul Duran last weekend and hopes to secure a title shot in his next fight, was singing off the same hymnsheet
Miller's Cork brogue is fairly inpenetrable but he says all involved were soon singing off the same hymnsheet