knock (people's) heads together

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knock (people's) heads together

To forcefully make two or more people act, behave, or think in way that is appropriate or necessary. We're so far behind because your team keeps procrastinating. You need to go in there and knock their heads together. She claimed she would go into the negotiations and knock everyone's heads together until a deal was reached.
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knock your/their/our heads together

To scold two or more people harshly. If you two do something this stupid again, I'm going to knock your heads together!
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knock people's heads together

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bang people's heads together

mainly BRITISH, INFORMAL
If you knock people's heads together or bang their heads together, you forcefully make them stop arguing. If he's unable to knock everybody's heads together, then questions are going to be raised about his own ability to continue in office. The idea is to bang their heads together until they come out with a sensible deal. Note: You can also say that someone bangs heads together or knocks heads together. Chris Smith said he would bang heads together.
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Where can you go and knock your heads together until you finally beat out your latest ideas and work in a productivity friendly environment?
"They have to say 'you either play, we get the players together, knock your heads together and get on with the game' or they say 'who is the next best player to put in Kevin's place?"' Cork added: "Whether it's down to the ECB, selectors or Pietersen, obviously the relationships between those three are broken down.
"They have to say 'you either play, we get the players together, knock your heads together and get on with the game' or they say 'who is the next best player to put in Kevin's place'?" Pietersen is understood to be "annoyed" by some of the tweets posted on the KP Genius Twitter account, which are meant to be read as though written by Pietersen and often talk about what a great cricketer he is.