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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.
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.
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.
TiE members might be criticized for banding together.
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.
And by banding together, cruise lines will find there is more influence in numbers.
The companies and trade groups banding together may well present a formal petition to the Commerce Department, which the department would reportedly have to react to within 15 days, either by implementing restrictions or by pledging to monitor the situation.
We haven't taken specific positions, but we are hoping that by banding together, we can use our effectiveness to at least get officials to hear us out,'' said Afriat, who serves as the association's chief financial officer.
In a rare move, which they are calling a grassroots advocacy effort, the 11 presidents representing Florida State University, the University of Florida, and other institutions are banding together to fight for money.
retailer Wal-Mart's Mexican unit Walmex aggressively lowers prices and continues to whack its competitors, three of them are banding together to better compete with the growing threat.
Purchasing coalitions can consist of private businesses, public entities and even groups of Taft-Hartley funds banding together to buy employee benefits and support systems.
Independent agents are banding together in recognition that there is greater strength--and profitability--in numbers.