bang your/their/our 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!
See also: bang, head, 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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Against this backdrop, if manufactures have come to the point of scratching their heads or banging their heads together in search of new ideas in boardrooms, they can still find issues that are not too trivial to be ignored in the existing smartphones.
By banging their heads together they may produce such a legal dispensation to cater to the exigencies of precarious security conditions obtaining so worrisomely in the land presently.
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JUDGING from the title, you could be forgiven for thinking this was a profile of the cavemen who first sketched woolly mammoths on cave walks and made music by banging their heads together.
FIONA SAYS: I am sure you feel like banging their heads together!
Do it over doughnuts, do it over lunch, do it by banging their heads together - but do it, Taurus.
He could well have been banging their heads together off the field but some of them are probably too arrogant even to listen.
Instead of banging their heads together, Peter and Ian should put their heads together and come up with another way of raising funds for deserving children.