go hand in hand


1. closely related to or associated with






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go hand in hand with

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When something 'goes hand in hand' with something else, it is closely associated with it or difficult to separate from it. It can be used to talk about something that happens at the same time or as a result of something else; or about things that naturally go together or come in pairs. This is a common expression used in a variety of contexts.

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  1. If you are ordering a burger you have to order chips. They just go hand in hand.
  2. Food poverty and the obesity epidemic go hand in hand.

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  1. Investment and risk go hand in hand. We have to accept that.
  2. Politics and business go hand in hand. You can't have one without the other.

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