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join hands

[for people] to hold hands so that each person is holding the hands of two other people; [for two people] to hold each other's hands. Let us join hands and pray together. The dancers joined hands and formed a circle that moved to the left.
See also: hand, join

join hands (with somebody)

to unite with other people or groups Many people are ready to join hands to improve health care around the world.
Etymology: based on the literal meaning of join hands (to hold the hand of the person next to you, connecting all of the people in a group)
See also: hand, join
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They also weighed possibilities of electoral alliance between the PML-N and JUI-F during next polls and agreed to join hands for that.
We hope that Pakistan and India would join hands together to fight this terror," said S.
Now PCB too need to take a step forward and join hands with India," Indian website indiansportsnews.
He said he would appeal to Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene and Bangladesh's Mohammad Ashraful to join hands in the difficult situation that the region is facing currently, because of which foreign teams have been expressing reservations about touring the sub-continent.
We are delighted to join hands with MMV in this venture to enhance our social responsibilities cause.
Ch Shujaat in a statement issued here urged the political parties, including the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), the MQM and the Awami National Party (ANP) to join hands for the restoration of peace in Karachi.
25 (ANI): While speculations are rife that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) would join hands again for forming a government in Punjab, PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has ruled this possibility out.
It's a way for all of us to come together and join hands,'' said Judy Aquino, an office manager for Habitat For Humanity who is working on the roof project.
The addition of KTVX-TV in Salt Lake City gives us the opportunity to join hands with our dynamic radio cluster in one of the nation's fastest-growing cities.
Regional countries should join hands to fight terrorism: Malik ISLAMABAD, March 26, 2011 (Frontier Star): Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Friday that regional countries should join hands against threats of terrorism.
The way the lawyers of Swat and Malakand had joined hands with us we should join hands with them in this testing time.
22 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) and the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) may again join hands to form a coalition government in Punjab.
The Airport Posse is the latest salvo by conservative anti-immigration activists who plan to join hands across the border to press their case during the Republican National Convention here in August.
In this, one of New York's greatest hours of need, it is fitting that The Times and New Yorkers join hands once again to ease the suffering that this terrible tragedy has created.