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Pull together   /pʊl təgˈɛðər/   Listen
Pull together

verb
1.
Assemble or get together.  Synonyms: collect, garner, gather.  "Pull your thoughts together"






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"Pull together" Quotes from Famous Books



... not equal, and each one is a variable. Hence mechanical horse-powers can be added or multiplied arithmetically, but the powers of living horses can not, except very roughly; the living horses of a team interfere with each other; they do not pull together, as we say, ...
— Manhood of Humanity. • Alfred Korzybski

... what to do without you, Fielitz. In the meantime, come in for a moment on Sunday, I'm proposing certain points ... certain very marked points, and we must pull together vigorously. So, good evening! Don't forget—we've got to have a ...
— The Dramatic Works of Gerhart Hauptmann - Volume I • Gerhart Hauptmann

... the same old problem here, Henderson. We've got to have better co-operation and yet enough rivalry to keep every man on the job working his limit. The foremen don't pull together." ...
— Still Jim • Honore Willsie Morrow

... say this," said the captain sturdily. "I've overheard what Mr. Hadden has been saying, and I think he talks good sense. I like some of his ideas first chop. He's sound on traderooms; he's all there on the traderoom, and I see that he and I would pull together. Then you're both gentlemen, and I like that," observed Captain Wicks. "And then I'll tell you I'm tired of this cabbing cruise, and I want to get to work again. Now, here's my offer. I've a little money I can ...
— The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 13 (of 25) • Robert Louis Stevenson

... there! I mustn't call you brother! Yet you have a tail behind, and I have another! You pull, and I pull, though we don't pull together: You have less hardship, and I ...
— Poetical Works of George MacDonald, Vol. 2 • George MacDonald

... she died afore I left. My sister Almiry's a little girl—though that's four years ago and mebbee she's growed. My brothers and me didn't pull together much. But I was thinkin' that mebbee YOU might go in thar for me first, and see how the land lays; then sorter tell 'em 'bout me in your takin', chipper, easy way; make 'em laugh, and when you've squared 'em—I'll be ...
— A Protegee of Jack Hamlin's and Other Stories • Bret Harte

... dearer to them than pearls and rubies! But you know me, Miss Rose, and know why and how well I would sarve you. My story and my feelin's are as much your secret, as your story and your feelin's is mine. We shall pull together, if we do n't pull so very strong. Now, hearken to me, Miss Rose, and I will let you into the secret of my plan to help ...
— Jack Tier or The Florida Reef • James Fenimore Cooper

... chief would have in deciding which trail to follow. The situation on the third day out had been summarized by Crounse, the guide, about as follows: "So long as this outfit pulls together it won't catch an Indian; so soon as it doesn't pull together it'll catch hell," which being interpreted meant that the four companies united were too strong for the number of Indians within striking distance, or say three days' march, but that if it were divided into little detachments, and sent hither and yon in pursuit of such small ...
— Under Fire • Charles King

... my Colonel, Could you but pull together, Orange and Green, a truce were seen To bigotry and blether. 'Tis they that keep the Emerald Isle In pother so infernal. Drop hate and fear, try love and trust, ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 103, July 9, 1892 • Various

... going to say," he had interrupted hastily. "You think we ought to wait a while longer, but if we're going to pull together for the rest of our lives why mightn't we just as well begin now? Why is one ...
— Dust • Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius

... and I don't pull together, Mr. Sedgwick. We'd make an invincible team. You're the best ...
— The Pirate of Panama - A Tale of the Fight for Buried Treasure • William MacLeod Raine

... fifty dollars easy, if we pull together; but you can't make 'em by yourself, an' you shan't, nuther. ...
— The Boy Trapper • Harry Castlemon

... Zack," he said, laying one hand on the lad's arm and mechanically stroking down the cloth of his sleeve. "I like you. Don't let us two part company. Let's always pull together as brotherly and pleasant as we can." He paused. His hand tightened round young Thorpe's arm; and the hot, dry, tearless look in his eyes began to soften as he added, "I take it kind in you, Zack, saying you were sorry for ...
— Hide and Seek • Wilkie Collins

... unanimity of purpose, for the time is past when I can say one thing, you another, and Stillman and his bank confuse all concerned by agreeing with one story and denying the second. It is essential that we all pull together, yet conditions are such—and no one's to blame for them, for they have so developed—that we cannot have a general pow-wow to organize a programme. We, you and I, must formulate a plan which can be sent out to the public with the approval of all ...
— Frenzied Finance - Vol. 1: The Crime of Amalgamated • Thomas W. Lawson

... with you about the fifteen. I consider the men on our side whom you have omitted are better than the three I have marked on your list. If we are to make the clubs a success, we ought to pull together, and let there be no ...
— The Cock-House at Fellsgarth • Talbot Baines Reed

... we've got to pull together to-night. There's nothing the matter with the wagon—that's all right, but that whelp Manuelito has run off with the mules and the captain's put out after him. It'll be daylight soon and he'll get the son of a gun—sure, and then hurry ...
— Sunset Pass - or Running the Gauntlet Through Apache Land • Charles King

... don't you be scared; I'll tackle him if he's vicious. Both pull together. He's so vexed now that he won't leave go if his teeth ...
— Mass' George - A Boy's Adventures in the Old Savannah • George Manville Fenn

... election day and give each one a ticket showing how to vote, please mail this postal card back to us at once. You need not sign the card. Every card has a number and we will know who sent it in. Let us all pull together and let us all work. Let us ...
— The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI • Various

... woman—a very good woman—and I am, I think, not quite all criminality, but we do not pull together. I am a piece of machinery which, not understanding, my mother winds up the wrong way, setting all the wheels of my composition going ...
— My Brilliant Career • Miles Franklin



Words linked to "Pull together" :   nest, round up, stack up, nut, marshal, clam, birdnest, mobilize, come up, garner, rally, cull, muster, salvage, sponge, scavenge, club, collect, heap up, pick, oyster, pluck, spread, harvest, snail, rake, summon, pile up, bird-nest, glean, reap, muster up, pearl, hive, shock, mobilise



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