set aside (one's) differences

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set aside (one's) differences

Of multiple people or groups of people, to forget about or set 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 set aside their differences in the name of reclaiming their country as a sovereign state. We'll need to set aside our differences if we hope to establish peace in the region.
See also: aside, difference, set
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It is time we stand together, set aside our differences, and affirm the importance of life and human rights,' it added.
For the sake of us here and now, and for the sake of the future generations, we have to set aside our differences and work to the benefit of Serbia and each individual in our country.
He said we should set aside our differences and work for promotion of peace and tolerance in the society.
In order to achieve this goal, we need to set aside our differences and work for our collective welfare.
NPRC has continued to grow because we set aside our differences so that we might better focus on the life-threatening threats that had already arrived or were soon to arrive.
Recently, I was reminded of how far we have come in our ability to set aside our differences and cooperatively work in harmony.
We will be forced to set aside our differences to work on these priorities, and in the process, we will rediscover our shared values.
The Pakistan Day has a message of peace brotherhood and prosperity; we should set aside our differences to make our country strong and invincible.
We could also rise to new heights, if and only if, we set aside our differences and work in tandem for the benefit of our people.
That is why it is easy for us to set aside our differences and unite for the common good of Davao and the nation,' the lawmaker said.