be, stand, act, etc. shoulder to shoulder

act shoulder to shoulder

To act together, side by side, in cooperation of a shared goal or purpose. If we all act shoulder to shoulder, there's a chance we'll be able to get this legislation repealed.
See also: act, shoulder

be shoulder to shoulder

To be together, side by side, in cooperation of a shared goal or purpose. Bystanders, police officers, and firefighters have been shoulder to shoulder clearing rubble from the town after the earthquake.
See also: shoulder

stand shoulder to shoulder

To remain united in support, especially during a period of difficulty. The members of this committee have had their differences, but you can be sure that we stand shoulder to shoulder when it comes to this issue. We will not let hate tear this town apart. It's encouraging to see students and faculty standing shoulder to shoulder after the tragedy.
See also: shoulder, stand
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be, stand, act, etc. ˌshoulder to ˈshoulder (with somebody)

be supporting somebody or in agreement with somebody: We fought shoulder to shoulder to defend our country.I stand shoulder to shoulder with Julia on this important issue.
See also: shoulder
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