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put together

1.
Build, assemble, create, as in We put together the new bookcase, or This writer can't put together a coherent sentence. [ First half of 1500s ]
2.
Combine mentally, as in Once she put this and that together she knew exactly what had happened. [ First half of 1600s ]
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  • It will be well to put together the bits of information about James, or Jacob, as he is called in the Greek.

  • I think they must be cut out and put together before they are made!

    Weighed and Wanting George MacDonald
  • The three letters t, r and a mean very different things according to whether they are put together as art, tar or rat.

    Creative Chemistry Edwin E. Slosson
  • The stories have been put together by a man named Richard Wagner.

  • I put together things that had happened before and after my duel.

    The Great Quest Charles Boardman Hawes

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