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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

sing off 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 off the same song sheet before we begin. Make sure everyone on the campaign is singing off the same song sheet before we release any kind of statement to the press.
See also: off, same, sheet, sing, song
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Springsteen, songsheet Most of the lines in the rough 1974 version, written in Long Branch, New Jersey, are apparently unpublished and unrecorded, but the manuscript does include "a nearly perfected chorus" the auction house said.
"Last year was the Olympics and we did an Olympics song at the end as a songsheet so the audience could join in.
Parliament is singing from the same songsheet. The head of the negotiating team in question, Hubner, made it clear that "Parliament's negotiating team has shown considerable flexibility during the recent three-way talks," and so "the ball is in the Council's court".
According to The Reporter, Shuman's lawyer, Philip Kaplan has included a songsheet from "Lonely Boy" to the complaint, and notes the international success of Key's song as well as claims that it contains a drum sample from a different song.
Birmingham Central Library's songsheet collection provides a glimpse into the type of society we were as far back as 300 years ago.
HEURELHO GOMES isn't singing from the same songsheet as the Spurs faithful or the stereotypical modern-day footballer ...
It has been disappointing to see two more leaders of the council singing from the same songsheet. Community councils are consulted on planning matters great and small and on various county council strategies.
Blunkett then proceeds to SING FROM THE SAME SONGSHEET as the US government: 'This will further secure the UK's borders by efficiently recording people travelling into and out of the UK, using airline reservation information and capturing passengers' biometric data.' The Register
"What we all need to do is get on the same songsheet, sing the same song and work together," he says.
The European Wind Energy Association sings from the same songsheet: "effective competition in the Internal Electricity Market must be a precondition for fair and effective competition in renewables".
may be singing' from a different songsheet now that he's Warner Music's new CEO, but angry Gallic shareholders remember him as the No.
Every care was taken to make this event a success, including the distribution of a songsheet, labeled "Old-Favorites With the Chief Justice" and featuring "I Been Working on the Railroad," with words carefully spelled to denote the pronunciation required of the caroling jurists.
Another item preserved is a songsheet headed: The Tykes.
DRESSING room harmony is a noble concept, and singing from the same songsheet usually benefits a male voice ensemble.