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Joined at the hip


Usage Note


adjective phrase

Very closely associated; inseparable; symbiotic: Weldon writes as if she were Virginia Woolf and Roseanne Arnold joined at the hip/ Frequently in the past, Main Street and Wall Street have had their differences, but today as never before they are joined at the hip

[1990s+; fr the condition of some Siamese twins]


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