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Combine efforts:‘individuals and organizations have joined forces to provide fund-raising facilities’
- ‘You just saw the picture of Democrats and Republicans in New Orleans joining forces to support the recovery effort.’
- ‘The premier reiterated Asian countries need to step up efforts to join forces to ensure the balance of the global economy.’
- ‘The idea is that when you put your foot down the electric motor and the V6 join forces to provide Herculean power.’
- ‘If you want to join forces with such organizations, that is your privilege.’
- ‘Now, outraged people all over the UK will be joining forces to force it off the air again.’
- ‘A group of military doctors and engineers have joined forces in an experimental effort to find out.’
- ‘Three of the biggest employees in York and Selby are joining forces to provide better child care facilities for their staff.’
- ‘Environmentally-friendly fast food workers joined forces with pre-school youngsters to beat the litter bugs.’
- ‘Ground Force will also join forces with the Eden Project to create a Garden for Africa before the show comes to a close.’
- ‘Cosmologists and particle physicists have therefore joined forces in the study of the early history of the Universe.’
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