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be shoulder to shoulder

To be together, side by side, in cooperation of a shared goal or purpose. Bystanders, police officers, and firefighters have been shoulder to shoulder clearing rubble from the town after the earthquake.
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be, stand, act, etc. ˌshoulder to ˈshoulder (with somebody)

be supporting somebody or in agreement with somebody: We fought shoulder to shoulder to defend our country.I stand shoulder to shoulder with Julia on this important issue.
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I am shoulder to shoulder with him as if wanting to share his burden and yoke but I know it is not possible because it is something he must do by himself.
It is absolutely right that the Police Federation are asking for a regional allowance and I am shoulder to shoulder with them on that.