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cooperate on (something)

To work together (with someone or some group) to complete a particular task or goal. Getting my toddler to cooperate on anything is an impossible task. We are in no way blaming you for what happened, but you still have to cooperate on this police investigation.
See also: cooperate, on

cooperate on (something) with (someone or something)

To work together with someone or some group in order to complete a particular task or goal. Getting my toddler to cooperate on anything with me is an impossible task. You'll need to cooperate on this project with our team in London.
See also: cooperate, on

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.
See also: cooperate

cooperate with (someone or something) on (something)

To work together with someone or some group in order to complete a particular task or goal. Getting my toddler to cooperate with me on anything is an impossible task. We are in no way blaming you for what happened, but you still have to cooperate with the police on their investigation.
See also: cooperate, on
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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.
See also: cooperate
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The foreign person was contacted by an IRS examiner and cooperated in determining its income tax liability.
However, we have always cooperated with the US government."
"This happens because, contrary to what has been proposed in the majority of studies, people do not make their decisions based on the rewards obtained (by them or by their neighbors), but rather based on how many people have recently cooperated with them, as well as on their own mood at the time," the researchers explained.
After another five months of unexpected lengthy public hearings -- in which the developer cooperated at every turn -- the Board was scheduled to grant its approval and send the project back to the Planning Board for final approval in December 2001.
In many areas they have cooperated well, sometimes remarkably so, with the authorities of other countries in the pursuit of crime and regulatory breaches." [6]
However, he cooperated fully with the IRS by disclosing all necessary information, which permitted the Service to prepare Forms 4549 for the missing years.
6020(a) (i.e., it was (1) completed in concert with the IRS after the taxpayer cooperated by providing full and truthful information, (2) signed by the taxpayer, and (3) thereafter filed and accepted by the Service) constitutes a "return" for Section 523(a)(1)(B) purposes.
One commissioner expressed concern that even if local agencies ultimately cooperated in an emergency, the lack of any coordinated exercises in advance might render emergency measures less effective.
An earlier version of the proposal's environmental impact statement had stated that "the public in the vicinity of the few affected plants would be placed at a somewhat greater risk relative to what would be the case if either the governments cooperated or the NRC adhered to its current emergency planning rules.'
The study showed that the students who played for 300 cents cooperated more often than those who played for 3 dollars - even though both groups were playing for the same economic reward.
1986) (Secret Service agent's statement that he would inform appropriate authorities if defendant cooperated held not the kind of statement that would render confession involuntary).