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Compose, assemble, as in There's more to devising an effective slogan than stringing together some words. This expression alludes to threading beads on a string. [First half of 1800s]
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Words nearby string together
string quartet, strings, strings attached, string theory, string tie, string together, string up, string variable, stringy, stringy-bark, strip
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How to use string together in a sentence
I managed to string together the following absurd story from his broken English.Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines|H. Wilfrid Walker
It had previously been ascertained that he knew how to string together the requisite letters upon paper.Archibald Malmaison|Julian Hawthorne
It were here a superfluous task to string together quotations in which the word spirit is to be found.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 10 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
I may be able to string together a number of texts, and tack on an application, but that is mere mechanical work.A Book of Ghosts|Sabine Baring-Gould
Tie the double lengths of string together at each end of the hammock, making two long loops by which to hang up the hammock.Little Folks' Handy Book|Lina Beard