hand in hand

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*hand in hand

 
1. Lit. holding hands. (*Typically: do something ~ sit ~ walk ∼.) They walked down the street hand in hand. Bob and Mary sat there quietly, hand in hand.
2. Fig. [of two things] together, one with the other. (*Typically: go ∼.) Cookies and milk seem to go hand in hand. Teenagers and back talk go hand in hand.
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hand in hand

In cooperation, jointly, as in Industrial growth and urbanization often go hand in hand. This phrase, often put as go hand in hand with, was first recorded in 1576.
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hand in hand

In cooperation; jointly.
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References in classic literature ?
And Polly did n't think she had done much; but it was one of the little things which are always waiting to be done in this world of ours, where rainy days come so often, where spirits get out of tune, and duty won't go hand in hand with pleasure.