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grow together

(of things) To physically move closer together and connect or intertwine over time. That big bush out front is actually two smaller bushes that grew together. Molly, you have to wear a cast so that your broken bone grows together.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

grow together

[for things] to join together as they grow and develop. Two of these trees grew together when they were much smaller. The broken ends of the bone grew together far more rapidly than Chuck had thought.
See also: grow, together
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It was bare of flowers because the perennial plants had been cut down for their winter rest, but there were tall shrubs and low ones which grew together at the back of the bed, and as the robin hopped about under them she saw him hop over a small pile of freshly turned up earth.
Regiments and brigades, broken and detached through their encounters with thickets, grew together again and lines were faced toward the pursuing bark of the enemy's infantry.
How many more weeks, months and years need to go by in order for us to speak out loud what we whisper with fear- that the four parties have already merged and grew together, until the devil comes to take his toll.
What was not clear was whether one grew before the other, or whether they grew together.
In multi-stemmed trees there is often a seam indicating where two trunks grew together. You should also suspect this condition when the axes of the main trunks do not appear to meet above ground.
In our land, natives grew corn, beans, and squash--staple foods that grew together in synchrony.
As our experience and confidence grew together, I designed lessons where the laptops were essential to the completion of an assignment.
Everyone respects Manchester United and they grew together.
Wheat, barley, peas, lentils and chickpeas grew together in the Fertile Crescent of West Asia; millet, rice, soybeans and other beans grew in China; corn and three types of beans in Mesoamerica (roughly speaking today's Mexico) for the Mayan civilization; quinoa (a non-cereal grain), lima beans and peanuts in the Andes for the Incas; and sorghum, African rice, cow-peas and groundnuts in West Africa for the Bantu.
And eventually, the pieces grew together to form one seamless sheet.