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put together

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 ]
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.

  • put together the worst of the typical horrors and you'll have a fair idea of it.

    Coming Home Edith Wharton
  • 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 true story is not easy to tell, because it had to be put together bit by bit.

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

    The Great Quest Charles Boardman Hawes

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