knock some heads together

knock some heads together

Fig. to scold some people; to get some people to do what they are supposed to be doing. If you kids don't quiet down and go to sleep, I'm going to come up there and knock some heads together. The government is in a mess. We need to go to Washington and knock some heads together.
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knock some heads together

tv. to scold some people; to get some people to do what they are supposed to be doing. Do I have to come in there and knock some heads together, or will you kids settle down?
See also: head, knock, together
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And if they can't, the Scottish Government must step in to knock some heads together.
The Government need to sort it out and knock some heads together.
The FA must knock some heads together and get these clubs to agree to cap players' wages, or they will destroy the game.
Welsh Liberal Democrat Health spokesman Peter Black said: "Until the Government is able to knock some heads together to improve care and support for people on release from hospital and to make sure that care packages are in place promptly, then these figures will continue to deteriorate.
It's time for Salmond to knock some heads together and get his budget through.
The minister is relatively new, but cannot he knock some heads together and secure some progress so that Belford people can start raising money ( as they have done before ( to get the platform built?
Surely somebody should knock some heads together and get the start properly organised.
Better still send for Sir Dick to knock some heads together.
The ECHO needs to lead a ``Let's get on with it'' campaign and knock some heads together,before the Euro money and transport grants are lost forever.
I wish I could knock some heads together and get them to discuss your dad's problems without dragging you and your sister into it.
I hope he can knock some heads together and find a way forward," said Mr Clelland.
The harsh reality of being forced to live within your means might now knock some heads together.
US secretary of state Colin Powell has weighed in, levelling some rare US criticism at Israel's policy of military crackdown - suggesting Washington may at last step in and knock some heads together.
Rather than sticking its head in the sand, management at IMI, the new parent, should step in and knock some heads together.