talk the same language


talk the same language
speak/talk the same language if two people speak the same language, they have similar beliefs and opinions, and express themselves in similar ways.

There's no use setting up a meeting between the environmentalists and the construction company - they just don't speak the same language.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • talk the same language — speak/talk/the same language phrase to have the same ideas and attitudes as someone else We have to be sure we’re speaking the same language. Thesaurus: to agree with someone or somethingsynonym Main entry: language * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • talk the same language — speak/talk the same language ► to understand someone because you have the same way of thinking about things, or of doing things: »Our businesses complement each other, and we speak the same language. Main Entry: ↑language …   Financial and business terms

  • speak/talk the same language — ► to understand someone because you have the same way of thinking about things, or of doing things: »Our businesses complement each other, and we speak the same language. Main Entry: ↑language …   Financial and business terms

  • speak/talk the same language — to understand each other well because of shared ideas and feelings She and I will never get along. We just don t speak the same language. • • • Main Entry: ↑language …   Useful english dictionary

  • speak the same language — 1. To have the same tastes, understanding, background or way of thinking 2. To come within one s range of understanding • • • Main Entry: ↑language speak the same language see under ↑language • • • Main Entry: ↑speak * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • speak the same language — speak/talk the same language if two people speak the same language, they have similar beliefs and opinions, and express themselves in similar ways. There s no use setting up a meeting between the environmentalists and the construction company… …   New idioms dictionary

  • speak the same language — speak/talk the same language ► to understand someone because you have the same way of thinking about things, or of doing things: »Our businesses complement each other, and we speak the same language. Main Entry: ↑language …   Financial and business terms

  • talk someone's language — talk someone’s language informal phrase to communicate in a way that someone else can understand We just don’t talk the same language as people like that. Thesaurus: to say something in a particular wayhyponym general words meaning to say… …   Useful english dictionary

  • talk someone's language — informal to communicate in a way that someone else can understand We just don t talk the same language as people like that …   English dictionary

  • The Lost Language of Cranes — is a novel by David Leavitt, first published in 1986. A British TV movie of the novel was made in 1991. Plot introduction The Lost Language of Cranes was the first novel by David Leavitt, and deals primarily with the difficulties a young gay man …   Wikipedia