draw (someone or something) together

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draw (someone or something) together

1. To cause people or things to come physically close together. Mom drew all of us together in a group hug after Christmas dinner.
2. To cause people to rely on each other for comfort and support. As tough as its been, I think this time of tragedy has really drawn us all together.
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draw someone together

to make people seek one another for emotional support. The tragic accident drew the family all together. Do you think the crisis actually will draw us closer together?
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References in classic literature ?
But however it came about he had conceived the idea that I was an outcast for a reason similar to his own, and I let his mistake pass, it seemed to matter so little and to draw us together so naturally.
Our common commitment to strengthen democratic governance and the rule of law, as well as our multi-religious, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural values, continue to draw us together and promote our ties at all levels.
While our paths have been similar in many ways, there are interesting distinctions which now draw us together," says Alex Hodgson, ReadCube's director of marketing.
An anti-government ideology then disinvests from those common goods and those things that draw us together.
Often, the dynamics that initially draw us together, which varies greatly amongst people, are the reasons a relationship sustains over a long period of time.
The sense that city centres are shared space that everyone can use has sadly diminished, and with it, many of the intangible bonds that draw us together.
I've said it before and it's maybe not the right thing to do nowadays but we did go out, have a sing-song, have a beer together - we were allowed to do that and it did draw us together," Kilbane said.
As the focus of unity for our Communion, he has endeavoured to draw us together, to heal our wounds and to strengthen our witness in the world.
The 35-year-old revealed: "I believe one of the things that draw us together is our need to feel safe.
Now, the question is: Does this moment draw us together or pull us further apart?
oThis should be unacceptable to all the democratic countries of the world, and should draw us together in universal condemnation of Russian aggression,o said McCain.
It means being able to debate openly, disagree on occasion, surmount both good times and bad, safe in the knowledge that the bonds that draw us together - of history, understanding and warm regard - are far stronger than any temporary differences of opinion.
No man-made occasion can draw us together like a real Merry Christmas
And those seemingly overwhelming problems are simply conditions which exist in order to draw us together.
The economic and political importance we hold for each other and the common causes upon which we are engaged internationally draw us together,'' she said.