bang (people's) heads together

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bang (people's) heads together

To forcefully make two or more people act, behave, or think in way that is appropriate or necessary. We're so far behind because your team keeps procrastinating. You need to go in there and bang their heads together. She claimed she would go into the negotiations and bang everyone's heads together until a deal was reached.
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bang your/their/our heads together

To scold two or more people harshly. If you two do something this stupid again, I'm going to bang your heads together!
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bang (or knock) people's heads together

reprimand people severely, especially in an attempt to stop them arguing.
1998 Community Care There are few signs yet that the SEU has been willing to bang government heads together over social security policy.
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The Ministry of Labour - "that bed of nails" in the words of Labour incumbent Ray Gunter in 1964 - banged heads together.
But this week van Marwijk immediately banged heads together, demanding unity.
He said the authority had always believed in the viability of ship building and repair industry at the site, and had even at one stage "banged heads together" to ensure its future.
That effectively banged heads together and the loan move eventually happened - but, by then, the Foxes' longerterm plans had evolved.
As chief executive, he banged heads together and made tough decisions to reduce a debt burden that was proving too onerous.
THE Bishop of Liverpool has banged heads together over the restoration of one of the city's most important landmarks.
Washington - aided by London and Oslo - banged heads together during the complex haggling in Kenya.
We have simply too many good fighters fighting away from home and it's high time the promoters banged heads together and brought these onto the same platform.
The Scottish Executive should have banged heads together before now.