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cement together

To use glue or another strong adhesive substance to fasten two or more things together. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cement" and "together." We need to cement the handle together before mom gets home and discovers that the vase is broken! Let's use some caulk to cement together the loose tiles.
See also: cement, together
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

cement something together

to fasten something together with glue or household cement. Use this stuff to cement the vase together. Will you cement these parts together?
See also: cement, together
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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