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huddle together

1. To come together in a small group. It was so cold that we had to huddle together for warmth while we waited to enter the stadium.
2. To bring people together in a small group. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "huddle" and "together." It was so cold that Dad huddled all of us together for warmth while we waited to enter the stadium.
See also: huddle, together
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

huddle someone together

to bunch people together. The scoutmaster huddled the boys together to give them a pep talk. Let's huddle everyone together to keep warm.
See also: huddle, together
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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