Definition of put their (or our or your) heads together in US English:

put their (or our or your) heads together


  • Consult and work together.

    ‘they forced the major banks to put their heads together to sort it out’
    • ‘More than 1,000 people from 25 European countries put their heads together in Salzburg at the weekend to discuss ideas to reverse the trend.’
    • ‘All the gurus were putting their heads together on how it could be reconstructed, given more vigour and life.’
    • ‘It is really a matter of people getting together and putting their heads together and coming up with ways to do this - it truly starts in the community.’
    • ‘Over the past couple of weeks throughout the length and breadth of this region, people of every age have been putting their heads together to come up with some of the most amazing fundraising ideas I have ever heard.’
    • ‘The annual conference is the one chance these coroners get to put their heads together for an exchange of ideas and information.’
    • ‘If the community put their heads together and intervened, the problem of street kids would be a thing of the past.’
    • ‘I picture the editor and director putting their heads together in the editing room, trying to cobble together a sequence out of incompatible footage because they cannot afford reshoots.’
    • ‘Now, rail bosses, the neighbourhood watch, the town council and the borough council are putting their heads together to find a solution.’
    • ‘But hours before the meeting, the Opposition leaders put their heads together and issued notice for a special council to discuss the issue.’
    • ‘We have put our heads together to discuss how to move our plans forward.’
    confer, discuss, talk, talk things over, have a talk, exchange views, have discussions, converse, communicate, parley
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