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join hands

1. Literally, to hold hands with someone. Kids, join hands and stand in a circle.
2. By extension, to work together to achieve some goal. Everyone in my community joined hands to help those impacted by the hurricane.
See also: hand, join

join hands

[for people] to hold hands so that each person is holding the hands of two other people; [for two people] to hold each other's hands. Let us join hands and pray together. The dancers joined hands and formed a circle that moved to the left.
See also: hand, join

join ˈhands (with somebody)


1 if two people join hands, they hold each other’s hands
2 work together in doing something: Education has been reluctant to join hands with business.
See also: hand, join
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To solve the drug problem, it is necessary for countries to join hands in stopping illicit drug transactions, and in promoting education to prevent the public from using drugs," Obuchi said in a speech read at a U.
When the players face the front, they join hands and form streets.
It's time that we, labor, as a solidarity movement, get off our knees, stand up and join hands," he urges the crowd, his voice rising steadily in volume.
Let's join hands for prosperous Pakistan,' the message added.
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Kamal also extended an olive branch to the Mutahida Quami Movement - Pakistan (MQM-P) chief Farooq Sattar to join hands and serve the public.
Kathmandu, June 5 ( ANI ): Calling for achieving the goal of economic prosperity of the country, a standing Committee meeting of the Communist Party of Nepal -Unified Marxist-Leninist (CPN-UML ) urged all the political parties to join hands for implementation of the Constitution.
THE Congress' latest worry in poll- bound Bihar is whether to go with long- term ally RJD chief Lalu Prasad or join hands with JD( U) leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in order to defeat an aggressive BJP.
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The World Trade Center (WTC) Sao Paolo will hold an ecumenical service and 1,500 public school children will join hands and "embrace" the WTC building