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band together

To unite with others, often for a particular cause or reason. We all need to band together if we want to stop that bully. You guys will not beat this team unless you put aside your differences and band together.
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band together (against someone or something)

to unite in opposition to someone or something; to unite against someone or something. We must band together against the enemy. Everyone banded together to finish the cleanup work.
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band together

v.
1. To form a cohesive and cooperative group; unite: The people who opposed the new policy banded together to fight it.
2. To cause some things or people to form into a cohesive or cooperative group; unite things or people: The fact that we all had gone to the same school banded us together, and we became good friends.
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Left with few options, doctors banded together to form their own insurance companies.
Over 100 years ago a group of professional nurses banded together to form the South Carolina Nurses Association ...
The children's book inspired fans, who banded together to save the lighthouse from destruction in 1948.
Cardiff people, when the last war came we all banded together, wake up and band together in your communities and sort this city out.
Factors playing into the surge in support for social conservatives in the 2006 election include what Andrew Grenville, senior vice-president with the Ipsos Reid polling firm, has identified as "conscience, corruption and the church." Writing in the March/April 2006 issue of Faith Today magazine, Grenville asserts that Protestant churchgoers this year banded together with striking unanimity and voted Conservative "with a fervour never seen before," while church-going Catholics in Quebec, in a "shocking" manner, abandoned the Liberal party in droves, thus breaking a century-old tradition of allegiance to that party.
FAMOUS faces have banded together for Children in Need's new wristband.
As an example, Beef Information Exchange (BIE) is a coalition of animal ID data service companies (including AgInfoLink) that banded together to facilitate development of information-sharing standards.
A coalition of waste and recycling industry associations and companies has banded together to fight the company's efforts to receive an STB exemption.
Just the day before getting his award, Moses had been part of panel of superintendents from seven high performing school districts that have banded together formally as the Western States Benchmarking Consortium.
The wealthy venture capitalist has been living on the island for three years to avoid being served the subpoenas, injunctions and other legal papers from his four ex-wives who have banded together to get even with Preston and take him for all he is worth.
WITH THE: California Arts Council budget reduced drastically, four San Francisco Bay Area community foundations and three state and national foundations have banded together to create a $1 million fund benefiting a key player often excluded from philanthropic largesse--the individual artist.
Parents in Boyd County have banded together in an organization called Defenders Voice, which is supported by the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF), a religious liberties public-interest legal group.
Forest Products Leadership Alliance (FPLA), Atlanta, Georgia, USA is a new announced alliance of several key paper industry organizations which have banded together to take a leadership role in providing professional development options for the industry in the areas of management and leadership skills.
A group of 11 Michigan tooling firms, including four plastics moldmakers, have banded together in an effort to stem the migration of moldmaking jobs overseas and boost competitiveness in the global marketplace.
To address any challenges big box stores may pose to small retailers, local businesses have banded together to take advantage of the influx by cross-promoting one another's products, and through other strategies.