on message

idiom

: saying things that agree with the official position of a political group or party
The President wants everyone to be/get back on message when giving interviews.

Examples of on message in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fi was tech-savvy at an early age, too, documenting her discoveries on a website and relying on message boards and strangers for info. Ew Staff, EW.com, 15 Apr. 2024 Using the alias, Berman also posted fake messages about the biotech firm to investors on message boards to gin up enthusiasm and artificially pump up the company’s stock price. Amanda Gerut, Fortune, 13 Apr. 2024 Across social media and on message boards — and indeed, even before the internet, royal-watchers have gathered to discuss who’s doing what, who’s on the outs, and whose secrets are the juiciest. Aj Willingham, CNN, 15 Mar. 2024 Among the one-liners percolating on message boards: Will UCLA have enough players left to field a team? Ben Bolch, Los Angeles Times, 3 Dec. 2023 Five months into her tenure, with the Covid public health emergency officially over, the C.D.C.’s new leader is relentlessly on message. Sheryl Gay Stolberg, New York Times, 15 Dec. 2023 Whether writing best-selling books, speaking at Occupy Wall Street, being arrested at an anti-pipeline protest or campaigning for Bernie Sanders, Klein has remained indefatigable and on message. Jennifer Szalai, New York Times, 30 Aug. 2023 And Republicans have largely remained on message, insisting that limiting their constituents’ ability to change their constitution is necessary for the protection of their constituents. Alex Thomas, The New Republic, 9 Aug. 2023 Trump always is on message, and the message is simple. Matthew Continetti, National Review, 27 May 2023

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“On message.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20message. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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