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(of two people) be inseparable.
- ‘Referring to their relationship at DubbelJoint, Ms Jones said that ‘someone described Marie and I as joined at the hip creatively’.’
- ‘However much politics and pop culture have gone together in the past, and that's debatable, they've never been joined at the hip.’
- ‘The Germans and French aren't joined at the hip forever.’
- ‘Yet ever since the election was called, the first and second lords of the Treasury have been joined at the hip.’
- ‘This symbiotic working relationship ensures that the couple are neither separated for days at a time nor joined at the hip.’
- ‘We are joined at the hip in this business, and one guy can't wave a magic wand.’
- ‘It makes one wonder whether the aforementioned Major and Graveney were once joined at the hip.’
- ‘People rely so much on these accursed contraptions, they have become joined at the hip.’
- ‘Louise and Pamela were the best of friends and joined at the hip.’
- ‘Kathleen added: ‘They had a very emotional reunion and have been joined at the hip ever since.’’
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