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in tandem

Occurring or acting simultaneously or in conjunction. The tax changes are coming into effect in tandem with several relief schemes for lower-income families. The director worked in tandem with numerous psychologists to faithfully portray dissociative identity disorder. My wife and I illustrate and write our books in tandem.

in tandem

[of two or more things] in single file. We marched to the door in tandem. They rode along in tandem.

in tandem

1 one behind another. 2 alongside each other; together.
The Latin word tandem means ‘at length’: it was originally used in English as a term for a carriage drawn by two horses harnessed one in front of the other. Sense 1 preserves this late 18th-century sense, but since the mid 20th century the phrase has been commonly used to mean simply ‘functioning as a team’.

in ˈtandem (with somebody/something)

together (with somebody/something); at the same time (as somebody/something): These two computers are designed to work in tandem.She runs the business in tandem with her husband.
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Last year dad Tim, 51, and 17-year-old brother Calum rode the longest Cyclone route in tandem.
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A company official said the boards protect computer systems from unauthorized access, and the company expects good sales because the incidence of damage caused in break-ins has risen in tandem with the boom in internet usage.
By leveraging a managing agent's most intimate knowledge about the property and the selling values of each unit, a broker and managing agent working in tandem can reduce the length of time it takes to sell a unit and help the owner obtain the best value for his or her unit.
If an animator commands his character's arm to raise, the shoulder and hand will move naturally, and in tandem with the arm.
Not to repeat such mishaps, President Moon has repeatedly called for legislative ratification, in tandem with frequent meetings with opposition leaders.
The Commanders resolved to focus efforts on the Navy's ability to deploy and sustain in tandem with the new Mission-based deployment concept, which would result in greater presence and visibility in Indian Ocean Region.( ANI )