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lash together

1. To tie or bind two people or things together. A noun or pronoun can be used between "lash" and "together." The criminals began lashing hostages together so no one would be out of their sight. Make sure to lash these wooden beams together so they don't roll around the truck while we're driving.
2. To assemble or create something very hastily or carelessly; to cobble something together. A noun or pronoun can be used between "lash" and "together." I had completely forgotten about the presentation I had to give, so I just lashed together some sales charts and reports generated by computer. You can tell that he lashed the essay together at the last second.
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lash something together

to tie something or things together. Let's lash these logs together and make a raft. Lash two or three of the poles together to make them stronger.
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They lash together three inner tubes and canvas with a few bits of rope and slip into the water.
The increasingly fractious exchanges between politicians who sit together in cabinet, look at IDS and Osborne, mean David Cameron will find it hard to lash together a team after the result is declared.
It's not like it was in the amateur days when you used to play a game and then all go out on the lash together.
The First Minister was asked to axe the plans after Westminster MPs managed to lash together a deal for a UK-wide press code.
It is evident that the Sirion isn't some lash together job and is quiet and able little car despite its sub-e14,000 price tag.
But I'm meeting up with Amy Winehouse later and she's mental and we're going to go on the lash together.
We go out on the lash together and she can drink me under the table.
Six months ago I told the players I wouldn't be staying on so this was our last chance to give it a lash together.