on the same page

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Choose the correct definition a, b or c.

a) at the same speed

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b) on the same wavelength

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If you are ’on the same page’ as someone, it means you both think similarly or in the same way, meaning you generally agree on the subject.

French translation

sur la même longueur d’ondes

How NOT to translate : *être à la même page


Examples in context

‘Fat in, sugar out : Label creates new food hierarchy

And a new study from Sweden suggests that consuming high dietary fat is associated with lower rates of obesity. Researchers suspect that full-fat foods make one feel full - and therefore less inclined to overeat.
"Most nutrition experts are on the same page now that it’s not fat that’s the villain, it’s calories," says Grotto. And one of the biggest culprits in boosting the calorie contents of food, say nutrition experts, is sugar.’

BBC News Online, 28th Feb. 2014


‘Is Obama toxic to Democrats facing tough re-elections ?

When it comes to the 2014 midterm elections, Harry Reid and Mark Begich don’t appear to be on the same page.
Reid, the Senate majority leader and Democrat from Nevada, says "Barack Obama is personally a very popular guy."

Asked by CNN Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash if he would encourage some of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats up for re-election this November to invite the President to appear with them, Reid said "Yes. And they will.".’

CNN News, 29th Jan. 2014


Everyday usage

And now that we are all on the same page, shall we continue with the meeting ?

I am so glad we are on the same page. I am now really looking forward to working with you.

Are we on the same page ?

c) clear and concise

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