hang together

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hang together

  1. Stand united, stick together, as in We must all hang together and tell the same story. [c. 1400]

  2. Cohere, constitute a consistent whole. For example, The plot lines in that movie don't hang together. [Mid-1500s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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