stand shoulder to shoulder

stand shoulder to shoulder

To remain united in support, especially during a period of difficulty. The members of this committee have had their differences, but you can be sure that we stand shoulder to shoulder when it comes to this issue. We will not let hate tear this town apart. It's encouraging to see students and faculty standing shoulder to shoulder after the tragedy.
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stand shoulder to shoulder

COMMON If you stand shoulder to shoulder with a group of people, you work together with them and support them to achieve the same aim. Perreira, who had stood shoulder to shoulder with his players throughout the campaign, simply said `I want to be with my team.' For decades, we have stood shoulder to shoulder, both in times of peace and in times of war.
See also: shoulder, stand

be, stand, act, etc. ˌshoulder to ˈshoulder (with somebody)

be supporting somebody or in agreement with somebody: We fought shoulder to shoulder to defend our country.I stand shoulder to shoulder with Julia on this important issue.
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References in classic literature ?
Therefore, O children of the earthquake and the storm, let us stand shoulder to shoulder, heart to heart, and pocket to pocket!"
Ajax son of Oileus, never for a moment left the side of Ajax, son of Telamon, but as two swart oxen both strain their utmost at the plough which they are drawing in a fallow field, and the sweat steams upwards from about the roots of their horns--nothing but the yoke divides them as they break up the ground till they reach the end of the field--even so did the two Ajaxes stand shoulder to shoulder by one another.
"We stand shoulder to shoulder with our Kashmiri brothers and sisters in their struggle to exercise their right to self-determination." Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif said that now was the time to take and implement timely decisions on Kashmir.
She said media workers stand shoulder to shoulder for the defense of the country by presenting the national narrative.
Addressing a public meeting in Sialkot, she said the people of the country stand shoulder to shoulder with Prime Minister Imran Khan to bring reforms in the system.
They said that they stand shoulder to shoulder with the government for this national cause.
We stand shoulder to shoulder with the people of Sri Lanka in their hour of grief and sorrow.
Participants pledged to stand shoulder to shoulder with Pakistan armed forces for the protection of motherland.
They said the trader community will stand shoulder to shoulder with Pak Army for the security of the motherland.
'If I am accepted as the PKR deputy president, I pledge at this congress that I will stand shoulder to shoulder with Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and along with the party's top leadership to further strengthen the party and the nation.'
It urges everyone to stand shoulder to shoulder with the NHS by calling on the UK Government to tackle the chronic shortage of staff who diagnose and treat the disease.
This encourages everyone to stand shoulder to shoulder with the NHS by calling on the UK Government to tackle the chronic shortage of staff who diagnose and treat the disease.
NEWCASTLE has vowed to stand shoulder to shoulder with Manchester following the horrific terror attack.
They support Nicola Sturgeon's dream and, should she attempt to call a second referendum, would stand shoulder to shoulder with the nationalists.
The Tata Steel Task Force was set up to stand shoulder to shoulder with the steel community and help secure a brighter future following these challenging times.