# put our/your/their heads together

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## put our/your/their heads together

To work together to come up with an idea or solution. If the two of you put your heads together, I'm confident you'll figure out a workable solution. Don't worry, we're putting our heads together to come up with a catchier slogan right now.

## put people's heads together

to join together with someone to confer. Let's put our heads together and come up with a solution to this problem. Mary and Ted put their heads together, but failed to provide anything new.

## put our heads together

Also,

**put their heads together**. Discuss or plan something among ourselves (or themselves), as in*Let's put our heads together and figure out what we can give him for his birthday*. This idiom, alluding to combining mental forces, originated in the late 1300s as*lay our heads together*and acquired its current form in the second half of the 1800s.## put your heads together

If people

**put**their**heads together**, they try to solve a problem together. If there's a problem, we all just sit down, put our heads together and figure it out.## put your heads together

consult and work together.## put your, their, etc. ˈheads together

(*informal*) think about or discuss something as a group: If we all put our heads together, we might find a way to solve the problem.

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