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shoulder to shoulder

Definition of shoulder to shoulder in English:

1Side by side: everyone is bunched together shoulder to shoulder
More example sentences
  • Side by side they stood, shoulder to shoulder, and with their hats held to their chests.
  • I was shoulder to shoulder with Connor on one side, Drew on the other.
  • In battle, Dave says, he and his brothers-in-arms would have stood shoulder to shoulder, left side forward, shields locked, spears angled above the shield wall to jab at the enemy.
Synonyms
1.1Acting together towards a common aim; with united effort: we fought shoulder to shoulder with the rest of the country
More example sentences
  • Do they not stand there, shoulder to shoulder, united as a team for a united South Africa?
  • New York is a city of neighborhoods, of people working together, shoulder to shoulder.
  • One year ago I said to you that our country was correct to stand shoulder to shoulder with the United States.
Synonyms
united, together, jointly, working together, in partnership, in collaboration, in cooperation, cooperatively, side by side, arm in arm, hand in hand, in unity, in unison, in alliance, in league, in concert, concertedly, conjointly, as one
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