joined at the hip


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joined at the hip

slang Spending a lot of time with someone else, often a close friend. Every time I see Jenna, Kelli is right there with her. Those two are really joined at the hip these days.
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joined at the hip

Sl. closely connected; always together. Those two are joined at the hip. They are always together. Sam and Martha are joined at the hip.
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joined at the hip

1. If two people are joined at the hip, they are very close to each other emotionally and spend a lot of time together. The couple who are almost joined at the hip in their 20s may have become quite distant in their 40s. Though we often work together, we're not joined at the hip. Note: People often use this expression when they disapprove of how close two people are.
2. If two problems or situations are joined at the hip, they are very closely linked and cannot be considered or dealt with separately. Trends in world trade and trends in the environment are supposed to be joined at the hip.
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joined at the hip

inseparable in opinions or outlook. informal
The metaphor is based on the idea of literal conjoined twins.
2002 Fast Company Magazine You can't look at Wall Street without looking at Washington. They're joined at the hip.
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joined at the ˈhip


1 (humorous) used to say that two people are never apart and spend a great deal of time together: She and Scott didn’t separate all night. It’s like they’re joined at the hip or something.
2 used to say that two things are closely connected to each other: Astronomy isn’t physics, but they’re joined at the hip.The two companies are joined at the hip through their joint ownership of the TV station.
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joined at the hip

mod. closely connected; as thick as thieves. (As Siamese twins are joined.) Those two are joined at the hip. They are always together.
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The Big Blackfoot Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Blackfoot Challenge are joined at the hip when it comes to promoting the health of our watershed and cold water fisheries in the Blackfoot," said Rob Stebbins, president of the Big Blackfoot Chapter of Trout Unlimited.
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Power comes courtesy of Volkswagen's six-litre, 12- cylinder engine, which is basically two three-litre V6s joined at the hip with a turbocharger each.
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Geography and history are as joined at the hip as Prince Andrew and his golf clubs" - broadcaster and commentator Sandi Toksvig.
The main characters include a gruff sergeant (Bernard Blancan) trying to win his men favor with his French superiors, an idealistic corporal (Sami Bouajila) given to big ``Les Miserables''-type speeches, a good-looking grunt (Roschdy Zem) looking to get back to the Provencal dame he loved for one night and an Uncle Tom-like private (Jamel Debbouze), who becomes joined at the hip to his sergeant.
In pure trade terms, too, 53% of UK exports go to the rest of the EU, partly because of geographic proximity - but partly because the European economies are now joined at the hip, he said.
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In America crime and alcohol and drug abuse are joined at the hip.