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lock step

Simultaneous. See lock stepping.
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Teacher librarians in schools where this philosophy is required, recognize that the classroom door is locked, the teachers too busy and stressed, and the curriculum in such lock step that no amount of advocacy or convincing can change.
Once he heard footsteps behind him that kept up until he felt the footsteps were in lock step with him.
The ratings on these government-related entities are capped on the sovereign rating and move in lock step with it.
According to the poll, President Obama's job approval ratings have fallen significantly between his first six months in office and this year so far, and his ratings among major religious groups have fallen in rough lock step.
But that lock step policy has largely fallen by the wayside since last autumn as the global financial crisis deepened and Bahrain has now chosen to act on its own to stimulate the domestic economy.
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The InformationWeek Business Technology Network provides business technology executives with unique perspective, market leading research and innovative tools that work in lock step with their work flow.
GTT Hub Service also provides iCORE the flexibility to add customer-supporting connections 'on the go', extending its network reach in lock step with the needs of its customers.
"Liberals don't all walk in unison, walk in lock step, embrace each
In fact, in the matter of global warming, muzzling and ridiculing are generally reserved I to the skeptical analysts who won't fall into lock step. Remember it was Senators Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine), both global-warming acolytes, who not long ago sent a letter to ExxonMobil's top executive strongly demanding that the company cease funding any group that doesn't buy into the latest global-warming theory.
While these accusations are not without some substance, recent critics such as Winston James and Mark Solomon provide a more balanced viewpoint, arguing that American communists did not just follow in lock step with Soviet Russia nor were blacks mere pawns of the party.