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cooperate with (someone or something)

To work together with someone or something, usually to complete a particular task or goal. Getting my toddler to cooperate with me is often an impossible task. We are in no way blaming you for what happened, but you still have to cooperate with the police investigation.
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cooperate with someone (on something)

 and cooperate (with someone) on something
to work together in harmony with someone on something. Please cooperate with me on this project. Can you cooperate on this with me? I hope we can cooperate on this.
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While the study focused on the world of higher education, Benenson explained that the notion of differences between how men and women cooperate was first planted during her work studying children.
The memo sets forth the view that if a company cooperates, prosecutors should consider dropping charges against the company itself.
When they meet another tit-for-tat player, both cooperate and get a high payoff.
One may not cooperate with the evil of killing embryonic stem cells who are human beings in their earliest stage of development (see also the interview of Professor Luno, Zenit, Oct.
Smart-mob members, Rheingold suggests, will cooperate not just with other people but with other things.
and Syntroleum Corporation (Syntroleum) have today announced their intention to cooperate.
Understanding why we do one thing or another can help in designing incentives that induce people to cooperate," the authors of the research pointed out.
TEHRAN, Feb 8, 2010 (TUR) -- The Turkish culture minister expressed belief on Monday that Turkey and Iran could cooperate in many projects.
Fleishman-Hillard paid the city nearly $6 million to settle a lawsuit over the alleged overbilling, distanced itself from possible criminal wrongdoing in the case, and said it would fully cooperate in the investigation.
Assad dismissed the report as politically motivated and spoke bitterly about last month's Security Council resolution that threatened Syria with unspecified action if it failed to cooperate fully with the Mehlis investigation.
Employees must cooperate with an employer as necessary to complete such background check.
A blue jay will cooperate with a buddy for mutual gain in food despite opportunities to betray the partnership, according to a new laboratory study.
Effective June 24, 2002, these firms were terminated from the AICPA peer review program for failure to cooperate with the AICPA Peer Review Board.
I agreed to cooperate if the book focused on the life and times of (Ted Scott) and did not imply things were done alone by a particular person," he said.
and three other former aides to Slobodan Milosevic, hours before the US deadline for it to cooperate with the Hague war crimes tribunal or forfeit $120 million in aid.