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cooperate with (someone or something)

To work together with someone or something, usually to complete a particular task or goal. Getting my toddler to cooperate with me is often an impossible task. We are in no way blaming you for what happened, but you still have to cooperate with the police investigation.
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cooperate with someone (on something)

 and cooperate (with someone) on something
to work together in harmony with someone on something. Please cooperate with me on this project. Can you cooperate on this with me? I hope we can cooperate on this.
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Three other MoUs were inked to cooperate in organ transplantation, technical cooperation in civil aviation, and between the Foreign Service Institute of India and the Diplomatic Academy of Spain.
Accordingly, the two sides have agreed to cooperate in upstream and downstream areas in petroleum industry in topics like study of reservoirs, enhanced oil recovery, gas sweetening and emission of pollutants.
"The question we wanted to examine was: Do men or women cooperate better with members of their own sex?" Wrangham said.
He also said Russia and Japan may cooperate in training nuclear plant operators in Vietnam and Turkey where they are competing for nuclear plant contracts.
He wrote that a major hurdle for the SEC is its "inability to provide sufficient incentives to cooperate." He further stated, "The SEC lacks the substantial leverage that comes from the threat of prison posed by criminal prosecutors.
At the same time, Israel is expected to declare its readiness to cooperate with a team that is to be appointed by the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon, and headed by New Zeland's former president Geoffrey Paler, and including members from the United States, Israel and Turkey.
It also said that it would only cooperate in a missile defense system if NATO included its ideas in the final plan, reported Reuters.
For instance, as soon as training is undertaken, the future teacher must develop an ability to cooperate in a pedagogical context.
GAIL and Bharat Petroleum have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in natural gas transmission and distribution, city gas projects, and exploration and production.
Summary: Hizbullah on Friday termed Thursday's helicopter incident "regretful and painful" and pledged to cooperate with the Lebanese army.
We have not received any document request but plan to cooperate fully with this investigation."
First impact means are designed to cooperate with the first closing means during use of the diaper.
''We would like to cooperate with overseas offices of SMBC to enhance the services,'' he said.
A typical deferred prosecution agreement might include an indictment of the company, a requirement that it admit guilt, a large fine and/or restitution to victims (usually shareholders), some form of external monitoring and agree to cooperate in the prosecution of responsible individuals.
Organization's timely and voluntary disclosure of wrongdoing and its willingness to cooperate in investigations of its employees and agents (including waiving attorney-client and work-product privileges);