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Origin of get-together
Example sentences from the Web for get-together
As soon as this attack [happened], Paris citizens came together to show were are not afraid, we are Charlie Hebdo.
Everybody is trapped in an elevator together and tempers run a little hot.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?
Together, the teams are working 24 hours a day for a product that promises much higher risk than it does profit.
I liked it because it was like my life coming back together.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
And that was that if he and his wife were to ever live together again and be happy, the family were to be kept out of it.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
On the upper part of the stem the whorls are very close together, but they are more widely separated at the lower portion.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
Adequate conception of the extent, the variety, the excellence of the works of Art here heaped together is impossible.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
There were two battalions, together about a thousand men; and they brought a field-piece with them.
British Dictionary definitions for get-together
verb get together (adverb)
- to achieve one's full potential, either generally as a person or in a particular field of activity
- to achieve a harmonious frame of mind
Idioms and Phrases with get-together
Accumulate, gather, as in Go get all the firewood together: [c. 1400]
Come together, assemble, as in Let's get together next week. The variant get together with means “meet with someone,” as in I can't get together with them today but I'll have time next week. [Late 1600s]
Arrive at an agreement, as in The jury was unable to get together on a verdict.
get something or oneself together. See under get one's act together.