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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Although the extra activity and special effects makee the movie to monotonous that it almost became a bore, one soothing experience was that everyone must put aside their differences and worries to fight together against the wicked invader - in honour of Superman.
Racing's rulers have now allowed the course's temporary licence to lapse after the committee's public and private sector factions were unable to put aside their differences by yesterday afternoon.
It's time to bring the country back together," says Adam, as they urge people to put aside their differences after the hugely divisive EU referendum and General Election.
Now, as war looms in the south and the century-old mystery of the Defection cracks open, the Tarasovs must face their family's old sins and put aside their differences .
Observers criticize BDI leader Ali Ahmeti and his statement that "the two Macedonian parties should put aside their differences and make the country functional again".
He added we pray that this great event is a chance for unity, cooperation and brotherhood and directing efforts to bring security, peace and put aside their differences and end the tensions and conflicts and work to achieve the aspirations of our peoples in a decent and secure life and development, stability and prosperity.
It is important that all Libyan factions put aside their differences in the national interest.
IT is early 60s at the height of the Cold War and CIA agent Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill) and KGB operative Illya Kuryakin (Armie Hammer) put aside their differences to stop a criminal organisation from trying to create a nuclear bomb.
OIC's Secretary General Iyad Madani earlier in this week called on all its member-countries, as well as the international community as a whole to put aside their differences and mobilize all efforts to help the Syrian people and refugees.
The victories have renewed talk about what an all-Ireland soccer team might achieve if the FAI and IFA could put aside their differences and amalgamate.
However, the pair find a loophole in the regulations allowing them to enter the world championships as the first ever samesex pair - if they can put aside their differences long enough to compete.
Hailing from different faiths and sects, the participants were able to put aside their differences by joining forces in service to make the society in KP a better place for followers of different sects and religions.
In separate statements, Egypt's presidency, United Arab Emirates, GCC secretariat general, Arab League's secretariat general and the grand mufti of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia said the call by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for Arab Gulf and Arab world leaders to put aside their differences and open a new page is the only way to overcome the current critical challenges facing the region.
The Leader added that the Israeli massacre in Gaza should awaken the Islamic governments and nations and convince them to put aside their differences and become united.
Meanwhile, US Secretary of State John Kerry has called on Iraq's political leaders to put aside their differences and defeat the Islamist offensive, the report added.