work hand in hand

work hand in hand

To work alongside or in conjunction (with someone or something else), especially in pursuit of a common goal. Our company works hand in hand with market research firms to ensure that our clients' advertising reaches the broadest and most well suited audiences possible. The two drugs work hand in hand to combat the disease—one fighting the original infection, the other helping to repair damaged cells and tissue.
See also: hand, work

work hand in hand

If two people or organizations work hand in hand, they work closely together, often with a single aim. Gooch and Stewart have worked hand in hand together for three years. Note: You can also say that one person or organization works hand in hand with another. Steelmakers are working hand-in-hand with auto makers to slash the cost of producing automotive parts. Compare with go hand in hand.
See also: hand, work