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stand together

1. Literally, of two or more people, animals, or edifices, to stand in close proximity to one another. I stood together with the rest of the applicants, making nervous chitchat while we waited to be called in for our interview. The sheep stood together in the field, bleating helplessly. The company's large skyscrapers stood together like colossal sentinels.
2. To be or remain united (in support of or opposition to something). Our governments must stand together against the heinous actions of this tyrant. They promised to stand together with the senator in her attempts at tax reform.
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stand together

 
1. to stand in a group. All the members of the family stood together for a photograph. Please stand together so I can count you.
2. to remain united. We must stand together if we want to defeat this enemy. If we don't stand together, we will be defeated one by one.
See also: stand, together
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He said Pakistan stands together with the government and people of Afghanistan in the efforts to comprehensively defeat and uproot the scourge of terrorism in our region.
CM Jam Kamal offered his condolences to the victims' families and stated that nation stands together in the crunch situation and will come out of this eventually.
He further said that entire nation stands together with Pak armed forces and this tension between Pakistan and India must be de-escalated.
Pakistan stands together with the government and people of Afghanistan in this hour of grief,' says a statement issued by the Foreign Office here Friday.
Shobu Barua says that if everyone stands together, the troublemakers will be defeated
Sri Lanka's electronic media stands together in the decision to act responsibly in the current situations and to 'douse the fires' of ethnic hatred purported by very few, instead of fanning the flames, the Broadcasters' Guild of Sri Lanka said.
To make matters worse, the People's Majlis of the Maldives stands together with President Abdulla Yameen who has recently decided to quit the Commonwealth due to its repeated interference in the country's political affairs.
Jayne Rawlinson, chairman of the Domiciliary Eyecare Committee, said: 'It is essential that everyone stands together with the RNIB in pressing home the importance of regular sight tests.
Pakistan stands together with the government and people of Afghanistan in this hour of grief.' The statement of Foreign Office said on Tuesday.