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band together

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishband together phrasal verbUNITEif people band together, they unite in order to achieve something 🔊 Local people have banded together to fight the company’s plans. band→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
band togetherSeek out others who might be suffering too; suggest you band together.Those who feel threatened band together.So desperate has the situation become that 18 estates have banded together and called in Dave Dunn.They were forced to band together because the city was doing nothing for them.Fortunately a small group of folk banded together determined to save the bird and the rescue operation began.Some of the storekeepers had banded together to hire their own detective force; so had the railroads and hotels.To survive in the managed care environment, virtually all hospitals are banding together to increase their efficiency and keep costs competitive.
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Verb table
band
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyband
he, she, itbands
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybanded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave banded
he, she, ithas banded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad banded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill band
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have banded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam banding
he, she, itis banding
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you, we, theyare banding
Past
I, he, she, itwas banding
you, we, theywere banding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been banding
he, she, ithas been banding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been banding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be banding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been banding
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