bang (people's) heads together

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bang (people's) 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 army then made a show of banging heads together at a session of talks that Thailand\'s political rivals were obliged to attend, and their failure to resolve within hours disagreements that have divided the nation for nearly a decade and a half provided a cue for cancelling the latest experiment in representative rule.
The army then made a show of banging heads together at a session of talks that Thailand's political rivals were obliged to attend and their failure to resolve within hours disagreements that have divided the nation for nearly a decade and a half provided a cue for canceling the latest experiment in representative rule.
Asked if he had been banging heads together at half-time, the director of rugby said: "The players sat down and challenged each other to go out and win it.
It means a bit of banging heads together in Whitehall and that is what we are in the process of doing now.
After McDonald was acquitted the pair, both 23, celebrated by banging heads together in the dock at Caernarfon crown court.
We need someone capable of banging heads together and getting things done.
What a superb job she's doing banging heads together without spilling a drop of blood.
Very much his own man, Morrell had talked of banging heads together in order to resolve the management impasse, clearly wants to retain the services of assistant Billy Barr in the new set-up and is in no doubt of the need to freshen up his squad.
That's code for banging heads together and forcing neighbouring local authorites to share "back office" services such as payrolls.
Cameron's summary of Pakistan's ambivalence to terror in Afghanistan and elsewhere revealed nothing new, although when he said that he "cannot tolerate" this situation any longer you suspected that he was talking less about banging heads together in Islamabad and more about his own plans to beat a hasty retreat from a never-ending war.
When Mr Sargeant isn't banging heads together inWales' basket-case council, Anglesey, he's presented with serious problems - as we reported yesterday - in the Assembly Government's flagship anti-poverty programme.
Even more tragic is the fact that our prattling politicians, who should be banging heads together and making sure that things really do get better, do nothing beyond coming out with the "it must never happen again" mantra, before getting back to doing the one thing that they are good at - ie, filling in their expenses claims.
Rather than trying to make it work and banging heads together, it's best to part and keep everything amicable.
Joseph Lieberman, say the regime would be banging heads together regardless of whether the United States had such a program.
Just as Alan Shearer has been given a coaching role on Tyneside, Keane should be recruited in an official capacity with the sole purpose of banging heads together in the United dressing-room.