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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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References in classic literature ?
Though banding together in tens of thousands, the lion-maned buffaloes of the West have fled before a solitary horseman.
After banding together in California in 1989, Pavement achieved both critical success and an ardent cult following for its lo-fi sound and laconic vocals.
By banding together in an AHP, employers could reduce the cost of providing health insurance to their employees through spreading the administrative costs, bargaining for better deals from insurers, and creating a way to bring in more healthy people, which brings down costs for everyone.
By helping us to raise vital funds and awareness you will be "banding together" behind children, young people and their families when their lives are turned upside down.
By helping us to raise vital funds and awareness you will be banding together behind children, young people and their families when their lives are turned upside down.
They hate them instead banding together and bonding over the frustrations of everyday life, such as bad weather, traffic delays etc, Fox News reports.
BANDING TOGETHER : Hade Edge Band handed out its banding awards at the traditional belated Christmas party.
Yet there they were, in Florence, South Carolina banding together to legally create an organization that represented the highest level of nursing education available in the country, to promote the profession of nursing.
As he himself has done with parents in Minnesota, he wants more parents everywhere to start banding together and organizing to counter overscheduling, excessive expectations and consumerism at birthday parties, and other unhealthy "entitlement" trends.
Banding together, they return to Jarlshold where Karl challenges his mother's rule.
It is also worthwhile noting that developers are now forced to compete with government entities in buying developable land because towns, townships and the State are banding together to buy land and preserve open spaces.
Four Northern Ontario community colleges are banding together with Laurentian University to provide the mining industry with a one-stop shopping source for skilled labour.
TiE members might be criticized for banding together. Germans, Jews, Italians and others did the same.
BANDING TOGETHER: From left, Rachel Stevens, Ferne Cotton, Lee Ryan, Steve McFadden; Ross Kemp, the Sugababes, Chris Evans and Terry Wogan show off the bands; Ross Kemp, the Sugababes, Chris Evans and Terry Wogan show off the bands
As competing companies work to market their missions and differences, however, companies like these are also banding together to leverage the educational part of marketing.