put aside (one's) differences

(redirected from put aside differences)

put aside (one's) differences

Of multiple people or groups of people, to forget about or put aside the things that one argues about, disagrees with, or dislikes about the other side, usually in order to achieve a common goal. It's really remarkable to see the two factions put aside their differences in the name of reclaiming their country as a sovereign state. We'll need to put aside our differences if we hope to establish peace in the region.
See also: aside, difference, put
References in periodicals archive ?
He also urged the international community to put aside differences, strengthen cooperation, and continue uniting efforts to combat terrorism and extremist terrorist groups, expressing his country's readiness as a permanent member of the UN Security Council to actively participate in the process of political solution in Syria.
SNP European affairs spokesman Stephen Gethins MP said: "Given this is a Parliament of minorities, it is for MPs from across the political spectrum to put aside differences to work together and do all we can to prevent a disastrous extreme Brexit.
That is why I urge Council members to put aside differences and to use every tool available to ensure full compliance with relevant decisions.
5 (ANI): In the first bilateral talks after the Doklam crisis, President Xi Jinping reaffirmed that both India and China shall seek common grounds and put aside differences, and uphold peace and tranquillity on the border area.
Shaikh Abdullah reiterated that unifying this diverse group of Syrians who put aside differences in the interest of building a new Syria was a success made by Astana as well as Geneva peace talks.
The 545-member assembly unanimously elected well-known allies of President Nicolas Maduro to its leadership in a show of unity, signaling that the socialists have put aside differences to focus on consolidating the all-powerful body.
Countries, like families, have their internal disagreements and frictions, but, like families, they are at their best when people can put aside differences and support each other when something goes wrong.
It is also an opportunity to put aside differences and look forward to the future, he added.
And it will require individuals all over the world to be attuned to the signs of human trafficking, put aside differences, and take their responsibility seriously to prevent and address this crime.
Enter our resilient heroine as sixteen year old Natasha must cope with her fears for her missing brother and put aside differences with her peers to help the group develop the means to survive the very real threat which lurks close by.
13 attacks in Paris, French President Francois Hollande flew last month to Moscow where he agreed with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to put aside differences on the Syrian issue and step up strikes against the radical cell.
To win the war on terror superpowers must put aside differences
The growing campaign behind Clarke also saw Graeme McDowell call for McGinley to put aside differences with the Ulsterman after their friendship cooled when Clarke supported Montgomerie for the Gleneagles captaincy.
Lew said he discussed with Al-Assaf "the need for Iraqi leaders to put aside differences and implement a coordinated and effective approach to confront terrorist groups such as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
According to a statement from State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, "He emphasized to the Foreign Minister that assistance from the United States would only be successful if Iraqi leaders were willing to put aside differences and implement a coordinated and effective approach to forge the national unity necessary to move the country forward and confront the threat of ISIL.