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 ?
Now I understood that the same road was to bring us together again.
Take the kiss I have put for you here, where the little circle is drawn on the paper; and let that bring us together for the present till I write again.
Some trifling event will bring us together the next time--as trifling, I dare say, as the engagement of Ferrari.
As the chances of life have brought us together again, and may bring us together on other occasions, I would say, let us meet here as distant acquaintances.
She had adopted Estella, she had as good as adopted me, and it could not fail to be her intention to bring us together.
He added: "If Jerusalem doesn't bring us together, we will not come together after [this].
We need leaders who will step up to bring us together, not exploit our differences for their own gain.
Cllr Kerr added: "The magic of the piece attracts people of all ages and backgrounds for a celebration to cheer us up mid-winter and to bring us together to create wonderful sounds.
And as we face the opportunities ahead of us our shared interests, our shared ambitions and above all our shared values can - and must - bring us together.
And as we face the opportunities ahead of us - the opportunities that stem from our decision to leave the European Union and embrace the world - our shared interests, our shared ambitions and above all our shared values can - and must - bring us together.
They make us fit, they raise millions for great causes, they bring us together.
So we understand what Islam is, but in the end it is the shared values which bring us together.
As Arabs, we have to adopt policies that bring us together, and not divide us, because our progress and development very much depend on our unity, co-operation and solidarity," the Premier said.
Hawazen Esber, CEO of The Wave, Muscat said: "Our annual blood drives aim to bring us together to save lives and raise awareness on hereditary blood diseases common in Oman.
We will begin to see a trend this year, through all areas of human life, to search for ways to bring us together," says the numerology Web site.