bring (someone or something) together

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bring (someone or something) together

1. To unite people for a certain occasion. Thank you for bringing us together, sis—we really need to try to spend more time together as a family.
2. To unite people on a certain issue. What will it take to bring the two sides together to finally agree on a contract?
3. To put in close proximity all the components necessary to complete a task. We should bring all the pieces from the box together before we start trying to assemble the desk.
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bring someone together

 
1. Lit. to cause people to gather into a group. He brought everyone together in the drawing room. They were brought together in a large conference room.
2. Fig. to attempt to get people to agree with one another. I tried to bring them together, but they are too stubborn. They could not be brought together on a price.
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bring something together

to assemble things; to gather things together. Thank you for bringing everything together so we can begin work. We brought together all the tools that we needed.
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References in classic literature ?
Of this Partridge was no sooner acquainted, than he, with great earnestness, began to prophesy, and assured Jones that he would certainly have good success in the end: for, he said, "two such accidents could never have happened to direct him after his mistress, if Providence had not designed to bring them together at last.
No, because he has never seen him,' rejoined Quilp; 'but if we were to bring them together, who knows, Dick, but Fred, properly introduced, would serve his turn almost as well as little Nell or her grandfather--who knows but it might make the young fellow's fortune, and, through him, yours, eh?
I want to wait till Sir Patrick can bring them together.
It was a sharp nursing assistant at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center who finally helped bring them together Wednesday.
Maged Zakhary, the founder of TruDental, "Currently the dental industry simply has too many disparate insurance, administrative, laboratory and dental specialists all with their own overhead; it made sense to me to bring them together, thereby drastically reducing the cost of dental care for the patient.
It's an important thing in this unusually diverse group to have a number of activities to bring them together.
As a U2 fan, I've seen how these celebrations are a great way to meet other fans and bring them together.
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