put aside (one's) differences

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put aside (one's) differences

Of multiple people or groups of people, to forget about or put aside the things that one argues about, disagrees with, or dislikes about the other side, usually in order to achieve a common goal. It's really remarkable to see the two factions put aside their differences in the name of reclaiming their country as a sovereign state. We'll need to put aside our differences if we hope to establish peace in the region.
See also: aside, difference, put
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The ex-Oasis star has also recently put aside his differences with Damon Albarn, lead singer of rival band Blur.
JERMAIN DEFOE says Roman Pavlyuchenko can still play a major role for Tottenham this season and hopes he can put aside his differences with Harry Redknapp.
Dick Advocaat put aside his differences with the stars and said: ``It's all or nothing.