piece together

phrasal verb

pieced together; piecing together; pieces together
: to make (something) by bringing together various parts or pieces
She pieced the quilt together from scraps of old cloth.
: to bring together (various parts or pieces) to form one complete thing
The police had to piece together reports from several witnesses to get an accurate account of what happened.

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“Piece together.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piece%20together. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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