(to be) on the same page

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - on the same page

"(to be) on the same page"

have the same understanding or amount of knowledge;

thinking in a similar way


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - on the same page

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  OK. So we will launch the new application at the end of this quarter, then?

Colleague 2:  Yes.  I think that is the perfect timing.  All the bugs will be worked out by then and the advertising campaign will be ready.

Colleague 1:  Good, we are on the same page.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - on the same page

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  There are six people so I figure we should order four pizzas.

Friend 2:  What if more people drop by? Maybe we should order a couple more.

Friend 1:  No one else is coming. Four pizzas are enough.

Friend 2:  I don't think that we are on the same page here. I'm really hungry and I want to make sure we have enough. I really think we should order more.

(to be) on the same page - Usage:


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(to be) on the same page - Gerund Form:

Being on the same page, the two both agreed on the plan.

(to be) on the same page - Examples:

1)  Answering a question about civilians and military being on the same page, Leghari said that there is 100 per cent unanimity on nuclear programme.

2)  ... the senators should be on the same page with the president and his administration to uphold the laws of the land. 

3)  Hospital management and clinicians were now on the same page regarding the need for a new acute facility.

4)  I think overall we were on the same page so we each knew what our final goal was.

5)  There's no doubt that it takes everybody on the same page when it comes to making change happen.

6)  ... the civil and military leadership were on the same page and jointly working for a bright future of the people of the province. 

7)  ... we wanted everyone to be on the same page and operating from a single platform.

8)  Usually my parents were on the same page politically, but my dad as a black man was feeling compassionate toward ...

9)  ... is your best chance to have everyone who's working on it on the same page.

10)  Nonetheless, they seemed to be on the same page when it came to Trump, making a concerted effort to paint him as, ...

11)  ... the regulator and the stock exchange were on the same page and working towards similar goals.

12)  We were on the same page even more, just more in sync and knowing what the other person wants to ...

13)  World powers were on the same page in putting pressure on Iran, through a mix of international sanctions and threats of ...

14)  ... crash-course on what is expected of them, so they are all on the same page, maintaining the integrity of the brand.

15)  Tell the recipient about the process so you're both on the same page.

16)  ... to bring people together from five different franchises and get them thinking on the same page. It doesn't happen just like that.

17)  It's just been about ensuring everyone is on the same page with all the calls and what we want to do, ...

18)  When homeowners and board members are not on the same page, it can lead to confusion and disconnect.

19)  The seminar is also being organised to make sure everyone is on the same page and all the boxes are ticked.

20)  The greatest. We're on the same page. We think alike.