band together

phrasal verb

banded together; banding together; bands together
: to form a group in order to do or achieve something
They banded together for protection.

Examples of band together in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many people who live among the cattle ranches and farms in the Cuyama Valley have banded together in a campaign calling for a boycott of carrots. Ian James, Los Angeles Times, 13 Nov. 2023 The superhero trio is forced to band together after their powers become entangled, and the women are swapped into one another’s worlds when their powers are activated. Jazz Tangcay, Variety, 10 Nov. 2023 Millions of voters in Poland have banded together to boot out their ruling autocrats. Ned Temko, The Christian Science Monitor, 26 Oct. 2023 Many of these renters are starting to form tenant unions, grassroots organizations of renters banding together to put pressure on landlords and local governments to protect the rights of tenants. TIME, 26 Oct. 2023 Thirty-three states have banded together to sue Facebook and Instagram’s parent company, Meta, accusing it of building and operating platforms that have caused serious harm to young people and adolescents. Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 24 Oct. 2023 In grassland systems, like the Great Plains, where more land is owned privately, individual landowners are increasingly banding together to share knowledge on prescribed burns. Nadja Popovich, New York Times, 9 Nov. 2023 In Bakersfield, residents have banded together to campaign for keeping water in the Kern River, and have attended recent court hearings. Ian James, Los Angeles Times, 1 Nov. 2023 The paper’s usually outspoken junior staffers have not banded together to air their collective disgust on social media over the rehiring of Palestinian videographer Soliman Hijjy. Becket Adams, National Review, 29 Oct. 2023 See More

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“Band together.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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