shoulder-to-shoulder love



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  • adv. In close proximity; side-by-side
  • adv. Whilst closely cooperating

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. side by side and close together


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  • Free enjoyed a special peak in native English usage between 1981 and 1986, big years for discussions of tax-free alternatives and free trade and, not accidentally, the Free World standing shoulder-to-shoulder with President Reagan against the unfree Evil Empire and its political friends.

    The English Is Coming!

  • And the casualty rate did go high because people were standing shoulder-to-shoulder in lines.

    Suicide Bombing Kills 37 in NW Pakistan

  • They have everything to do instead with the kind of kingdom Jesus envisioned -- a kingdom that lifts up the fallen, that comforts the oppressed, that feeds the hungry and clothes the naked, and that stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the poorest of the poor.

    Richard T. Hughes: Revelation, Revolutions And The Tyrannical New World Order

  • US business leaders have typically shown a very high degree of class solidarity such that back in 1993 businessmen from throughout the economy stood shoulder-to-shoulder with the particularist interests of insurance company executives to beat a health care plan that would have benefited many of their firms.

    Matthew Yglesias » Nationalization on the Sly

  • After laboring to turn a conventional portrait of Amsterdam militiamen into a supremely dramatic scene—depicting the troops falling into formation rather than in a customary shoulder-to-shoulder pose—Rembrandt unveils the finished work to his clients, who immediately protest that some of their faces are only half visible.

    Revolutionary Militia

  • Over the weekend at the famous International Red Cross Ball here—the 55th, if you can believe that, certainly pre-dating most of the shops on Worth Avenue—the Peter Duchin Orchestra barely had three notes out and suddenly the dance floor was toe-to-toe, shoulder-to-shoulder.

    Hitting the Dance Floor

  • As our van moved us around the environs of the rail station, I saw construction taking place everywhere, cranes dotting the streets and a procession of pastel-colored apartment complexes perched shoulder-to-shoulder, set in a valley surrounded by four mountain ranges.

    Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson: Discovering Mongolia

  • Who: About 700 A-list Hollywood types mingled shoulder-to-shoulder, sipping on Champagne and mixed cocktails and snacking on bite-sized desserts and In-N-Out burgers.

    Join all the star-studded fun at the post-Oscar parties

  • We closed the evening shoulder-to-shoulder; young and old, active and reserve, black and white, male and female, all together sharing a common bond and history -- brash and defiant by our birthright as a service.

    Ravi Chaudhary: Celebrating the Spirit of the Red Tails With My Fellow Service Members

  • As dozens of workers sat shoulder-to-shoulder at terminals, DV-13 lottery coordinator Hailegeoris Gemeda spot-checked the online forms for accuracy.

    Playing the U.S. Visa Lottery in Ethiopia


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