a gathering together

Discussion in 'English Only' started by adeodatusax, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. adeodatusax New Member


    I'd like to know if this expression can actually be used when implying that some people get together to do something. For example : It won't be something very big, just a gathering together of old friends. Another context : This is not a demonstration, just a gathering together (i.e. some people getting together). Is it possible ?

  2. Bevj

    Bevj Allegra Moderata

    Girona, Spain
    English (U.K.)
    I would just say 'a gathering of old friends', or 'a reunion'.
  3. entangledbank

    entangledbank Senior Member

    English - South-East England
    I feel that 'together' is more appropriate when you do all the gathering: a gathering together of data, of scattered information, of different opinions. With people, they themselves gather, and 'together' doesn't sound quite as good.

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