On the Same Page

The phrase ‘On the Same Page’ means to be thinking in a similar fashion, to have the same amount of knowledge, or to have the same kind of understanding about a situation as others do.

Example of Use: “Before we make any decisions today, I’d like to make sure that everyone is on the same page.”

Interesting fact

Though the origin of the idiom 'on the same page' is sometimes attributed to choral singing, when all singers needed to be on the same page, it is much more likely that this term can be attributed to classes and business meetings when copies of a single item are used by all members, and that all need to be reading from the same page in order to understand what is being discussed.