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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Nobody knows how it will turn out, but everyone's agreed that we need to keep together on the adventure of faith.
We try to engage with those attending, collect money from individuals, ensure people are safe and keep together and, above all, learn something about the town we live in.
He said: "I still feel basically that devolution has allowed us, as a UK, to keep together.
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 when an adult approaches, they all swarm on it, clamouring for food.
We've just got to work hard, keep together and the luck will change.
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.
Due to the cold waters, juvenile fish keep together with the grown fish.
There is no longer any reason to keep together two sectors that operate from such diverse industrial and financial logic.
Whatever people have got to say outside it goes over our heads and we keep together, we keep strong and hopefully we'll have enough come the end of the season.
It's not that it's particularly heavy, but it's an awkward item to carry for such long distances through airport terminals, especially when you have other carry-ons and a parcel of youngsters to keep together.
Thompson admits he is facing a battle to keep together the side that won the bmibaby Elite League and British Knockout Cup last season.
HAMILTON boss Billy Reid will sit down with his young stars this week in an attempt to keep together the First Division champions for their SPL return.