Let Us Unite–Together, That Is

I recently heard a political consultant discuss how important it was for one of the political parties  to unite together. I must admit that I was shocked—oh, no, not at his suggestion of togetherness or his fervor in endorsing unity; rather, I was shocked at his grammar.

Is there any way to unite other than to unite together? Is it possible to unite apart? How about uniting separately? Any chance that we can unite and go our separate ways?

To unite means to put together, join, or bring together in some way. The together part is already built into the meaning, so there’s no need (read it’s wrong) to add it.

Sherry

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1 Response to Let Us Unite–Together, That Is

  1. David Johnstone says:

    After the Dems unite together maybe then can connect or link up and get this country back on track more quickly

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