call (a group) together

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call (a group) together

To ask people to gather, typically to discuss a specific topic or issue. The boss has called us together to discuss the discrepancies in the latest budget report. Do you know why Josh called everyone together tonight?
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call someone together

to request that people come together for a meeting. Please call everyone together and we'll discuss this. I called all the players together.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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They had passed an hour or so thus when Kerchak called them together, and, with a word of command to them to follow him, set off toward the sea.
Ref James Owens called them together for a chat (right).
However, it was not before the crowd had booed the boxers and referee Howard Foster had called them together at the start of the 10th round to tell them to step up the action.
Microsoft was pushing into new territory ahead of its banks, so it called them together, along with SWIFT representatives, to negotiate a consensus over exactly how version two of ISO 20022 would be implemented.
"Nobody has called them together to let these guys talk and discuss how it feels for them."
One said: "Simon called them together, telling them they needed to get their personalities across.
"That's why I called them together, got them to put their arms around each other and told them to get their heads up.