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hold together

verb (adverb)
to cohere or remain or cause to cohere or remain in one piece: your old coat holds together very well
to stay or cause to stay united: the children held the family together
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  • The vessel might hold together till morning, but who could tell?

    Malbone Thomas Wentworth Higginson
  • Then roll quickly, hold together with a toothpick and toast the outside.

    Desserts and Salads Gesine Lemcke
  • It was one of those ill-assorted leagues which cannot hold together.

    The Fortunes Of Glencore Charles James Lever
  • Whatever job they have on hand they must hold together, or we'll get the worst of it.

    The Wreck of the Titan Morgan Robertson
  • We know you might put a ladder together ever so long, but would it hold together?

    The Plant Hunters Mayne Reid

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