keep together

keep someone or something together

to keep things or a group of people together; to keep something, including a group of people, from falling apart. I hope we can keep our club together for a few more years. We will keep it together for a while longer. Keep your toys together. Don't scatter them all over the house.
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keep together

to remain as a group. We will keep together to the very end. Our group decided to keep together.
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References in classic literature ?
This last circumstance rendered it more perilous to keep together than to separate.
My brother," I said, "I am unwilling to part from you without pointing out what I think you scarcely grasp, that large experience of camel-driving is necessary to anybody who intends to keep together a troop of thirty.
Rich or poor, we will keep together and be happy in one another.
For, first, the enemy were too many; and secondly, they did not keep together, but were divided into several parties, and were on shore in several places.
We currently have 214 foster carers, doing an amazing job for our young people, but we urgently need more, especially to care for teenagers and sibling groups - brothers and sisters who we think it is important to keep together when for some reason their arrangements for care within their family break down.
We're a young squad and if we keep together then I think the team will only get better next season.
FinspENngs municipality intends to procure an employee portal that is an IT system to keep together and present the current staff benefits employees of the municipality offered and are entitled to.
If we co-operate this way and keep together, we could win games likes this.
Meanwhile, Mourinho also said that although he had the passion of going around and getting experience by winning championships in different countries when he first came to Chelsea, he does not see himself in another league now as he has a connection with Chelsea, which he hoped to keep together for a long time.
The emperor chicks keep together in a huddle and it's up to the adults to check they are feeding the right child.
The emperor chicks keep together in a huddle and when an adult approaches, they all swarm on it, clamouring for food.
They wanted to start a new company and keep together some of the key talent displaced by the layoff, and hoped that they could use an Epic IP as a starting point for a new game," Epic Games President Michael Capps wrote on the company's site at the time.
We must keep together in our communities and not allow those who might wish to divide us to do so.
The charity aims to "help keep together families at risk of breakdown due to poverty, disease or conflict and work to prevent child abandonment and to move children out of institutions back into the love of families".
GARY McAllister has backed Villa's fierce rivals Blues to bounce back next season- providing Alex McLeish can keep together the core of his relegated team.