sink (one's) differences

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sink (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 sink their differences in the name of reclaiming their country as a sovereign state. We'll need to sink our differences if we hope to establish peace in the region.
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sink your ˈdifferences

agree to forget or ignore your past arguments or disagreements: The two groups sank their political differences and joined together to beat the ruling party.
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Shahbaz Sharif said the sacrifices rendered by our security forces demand that we should sink our differences and move ahead together for progress and prosperity of the country.
On this auspicious occasion we must sink our differences and strive together to make Pakistan a truly modern, dynamic, progressive and democratic Islamic state in accordance with the vision of our founder," Musharraf added.
He said: "It's at times like this when politicians should pull together and sink our differences.