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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.
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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 ?
And right and left all the innumerable dwellings, standing shoulder to shoulder, had resisted the shock of his passion, had presented, unmoved, to the loneliness of his trouble, the grim silence of walls, the impenetrable and polished discretion of closed doors and curtained windows.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Azam Khan Swati Friday said people of Pakistan were standing shoulder to shoulder with Kashmiris in their hour of difficulty and India would not be able to suppress their voice.
He said that Al-Khidmat Foundation has been standing shoulder to shoulder with the countrymen in every hour of grief.
Shaukat Yousafzai said the nation is standing shoulder to shoulder with Pakistan Army for security of the motherland.
"We're standing shoulder to shoulder with Manchester, all of the victims and all of their families, and we're determined to send the message that terror will never win."
STANDING shoulder to shoulder this Sunday at St David's Hall, Cardiff will be David Shannon, Chris Jacobsen, Simon Shorten, Osian Wyn Bowen, David Thaxton plus guests.
Business community in general and APTMA member in particular are firmly standing shoulder to shoulder with the Government of Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif to help them in their efforts to reduce the power shortage in the country for the development and growth of the economy and reduce the unemployment in the country.
"Standing shoulder to shoulder. Dying shoulder to shoulder, in common cause against a common enemy."
Labour business manager Paul Martin said: "Today the Scottish Labour Party makes no apologies for standing shoulder to shoulder with workers across Scotland."
The price of standing shoulder to shoulder appears yet to be unpaid and we, as a region that sends more soldiers to battle than most, will want to know why.
He's now standing shoulder to shoulder at a different kind of front line at Incirlik.
TONY Blair is on dangerous ground standing shoulder to shoulder with George Bush on military action against Iraq.
And surely the united front of Prime Minister Tony Blair and President Bush of the United States, standing shoulder to shoulder to fight and destroy terrorism, will make the world a safer place for ALL children to grow up in.
Speaking on the occasion VC said that Kashmir was juggler vein of Pakistan and all Pakistani were standing shoulder to shoulder with their Kashmiri brethren.
He said that Pakistani nation was standing shoulder to shoulder with their Kashmiri brethren in their movement of independence.