put our 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.
See also: head, put, together

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.
See also: head, put, together
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"We put our heads together and thought of doing a charity CD with just local unsigned bands, but then decided to aim higher," said Thomas, who is assistant manager of The Cluny in Ouseburn.
We put our heads together, developed a plan and attacked the vehicle like we're trained to do, and it all worked out for the entire city" New York Post quoted LaScala as saying.
"The judge urged both sides to put our heads together out of court.
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We did a bit of fundraising in school and I said I wanted to do some sort of fundraising and we put our heads together and it grew,' said Hilary, of Whitchurch, Cardiff.
'We put our heads together and came up with a list of people we could ask to take part.
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