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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That is our common goal and that is why we are all unanimous in putting aside our differences and ensure the success of the President Muhammadu Buhari's led administration.
He said that it was the right time for all of us to be united by putting aside our differences in the larger interest of Pakistan.
"It (unity) is achievable, if we in the community are prepared to move ahead in unison, putting aside our differences and harnessing our similarities.