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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Shadow defence secretary Liam Fox said: "Is it the line that we are not joined at the hip with the US or is it the line that it is our most important strategic partner?
Shadow Defence Secretary Liam Fox said, "Is it the line that we are not joined at the hip with the US or is it the line that it is our most important strategic partner?
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Rainer Bonhof, who appears to be joined at the hip with Berti Vogts, flew into Glasgow to discuss taking over the Scotland Under-21s.