Invertext Online Technical Dictionary

bring close together

transitive verb  


Definition 1

Of person or thing affecting two or more people, unite, bind them in friendship, shared burden, experience, etc.

Source: Invertext

Context: Burn took the unlikely pairing of 1950s singer Alma Cogan and Moors murderer Myra Hindley and brought them uncomfortably close together.

Source: Financial Times 14/09/2009 (Jonathan Gibbs, reviewing "Alma Cogan", Gordon Burn, designed by Chris Shamwana, Secker and Warburg, 1991)

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