stand shoulder to shoulder

stand shoulder to shoulder

to support one another during a difficult time The whole town stood shoulder to shoulder while the rescue workers struggled to free the trapped miners.
See also: shoulder, stand
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Therefore, O children of the earthquake and the storm, let us stand shoulder to shoulder, heart to heart, and pocket to pocket
The French people and all victims of terrorism will always have our support and we stand shoulder to shoulder with them.
In France, and Australia, all around the world, we stand shoulder to shoulder with the people of France and with all free peoples in the battle against terrorism," Turnbull added.
Adamant that Labour success in Wales cannot be taken for granted, she said: "We've got to fight for every vote and I will work absolutely hand in glove and stand shoulder to shoulder with Carwyn and our Welsh Assembly Members.
As a nation, we will come together to stand shoulder to shoulder with the relatives of the dead - and their injured friends who face a difficult road ahead.
We should stand shoulder to shoulder with armed forces, says Raja
Muslims stand shoulder to shoulder with all others in an alliance of humanity to condemn this horrific act and this callous extremist group.
Talking to media on the occasion of his party's enthusiastic and grand rallies taken out in many cities to express solidarity with the armed forces, Ch Parvez Elahi said that we would firmly and sternly oppose the agenda against the armed forces, be it from the govt or anywhere else, we would stand shoulder to shoulder with them Insha-Allah like the people were standing with the armed forces.
The meeting reaffirmed the existing strong and historic bonds between the UK and Gibraltar and the Prime Minister repeated his commitment to stand shoulder to shoulder with the people of Gibraltar.
Yet he says: "I would nevertheless stand shoulder to shoulder with Sir Eric in his defence of the Union".
IAN HOLLOWAY says his players can stand shoulder to shoulder with any of the club's famous names from the past as he prepares Blackpool for their FA Cup replay at Sheffield Wednesday.
President of the Anjuman, Mian Siddique Akbar, General Secretary, Raja Fateh Khan and Chief Patron, Raja Sabir Hussain have thanked the members who generously contributed relief goods and said that the Anjuman would stand shoulder to shoulder to their brethren in Sindh till their complete rehabilitation.
It is the mark of a true politician that Sir Alan is willing to face down an inevitable storm of protest to stand shoulder to shoulder with his Conservative colleagues.
Cardiff MP Julie Morgan will stand shoulder to shoulder with Tory John Bercow and Liberal Democrat Jo Swinson to make the case for change.