knit together

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w>knit together

vt sep
(= unite) threads of story(miteinander) verknüpfen; peopleeng verbinden
= knit VI b
(= unite)miteinander verwachsen; they knit well togethersie harmonieren gut; (through experience) → sie sind gut aufeinander eingespielt
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"The labors of these hardy pioneers of science are now about to be knit together by the daring project of Dr.
So the young pair shook hands upon it, and then paced happily on again, feeling that their pleasant home was more homelike because they hoped to brighten other homes, believing that their own feet would walk more uprightly along the flowery path before them, if they smoothed rough ways for other feet, and feeling that their hearts were more closely knit together by a love which could tenderly remember those less blest than they.
Hearken not to the unnatural voice which tells you that the people of America, knit together as they are by so many cords of affection, can no longer live together as members of the same family; can no longer continue the mutual guardians of their mutual happiness; can no longer be fellow citizens of one great, respectable, and flourishing empire.
Then the ancient bonds of brotherhood would again have been knit together as firmly as in old times.
And the Church ought to represent the feeling of the community, so that every parish should be a family knit together by Christian brotherhood under a spiritual father.
'If we were knit together then,' pursued the younger brother, 'what will be the bond between us now!
They were knit together in a strict and sacred bond, to take care of the good of each other and of the whole.
His brows knit together into a wedgelike furrow, and with a twitch of pain he bit his underlip.
It is being knit together into a stupendous Bell System--a federation of self-governing companies, united by a central company that is the busiest of them all.
The Bible says that the church is "joined and knit together by what every joint supplies, according to the effective working by which every part does its share" (Ephesians 4:16).
This was a period in which the world was truly being knit together, he says, and therefore a small number of themes can tie together important stories about changes and continuities that people experienced across continents and oceans.
Likewise, a healthy and confident Wales would insist on using all possible investment capital to press on with the metro to bind together south-eastern Wales, and to improve our appalling north-south links to knit together the country we live in.