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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References in classic literature ?
Jimmy Hollis and Colin Short whiled away many an hour inventing schemes for surmounting the obstacle presented by the barrier cliffs, and making ridiculous wagers as to which one Tom Billings had in mind; but immediately we were all assured that we had raised Caprona, Billings called us together.
[President] Nixon was very supportive of the Black colleges and he called us together at the White House and had representatives from the various agencies sit down, and he was very, very supportive, in spite of all of the scandals he later experienced.
The day the CEOs were invited, we were not there, if they really want to treat it, they should have called us together. What the National Assembly did was to send the banks questions, based on our report, which they would not have answered truthfully.
A few hours before kickoff at the KC Stadium on Saturday, our coach Steve McNamara called us together for a team meeting and told us Steve Prescott - an inspiration to anyone who met him - had passed away.
21 actually called us together. It was a time when we all saw and felt renewed nationalism, patriotic involvement, bold courage and uncompromising vigilance...
"Sam called us together and said we would have a curfew and every single player was in by that time.
"But Sam called us together and told us we had a curfew.
After the attacks, the church should have called us together in greater solidarity to help each other in community service and reach out to Muslims and victims of terrorism.
"He called us together and told us he's going to enjoy this job and wants the players to enjoy their work as well.
"We started to freak out," Akins said, "but coaches called us together and we pulled it together and obviously we converted the rest of the game."
To be honest, I think they kept it to themselves, but the boss found out somehow and when we got back home he called us together for a meeting.
The last weekend before his trip south, Dad called us together for Sunday brunch.
He called us together to remind us of our mission and to remind us to whom we belong.