go + hand in hand
go hand in hand (third-person singular simple present goes hand in hand, present participle going hand in hand, simple past went hand in hand, past participle gone hand in hand)
- (idiomatic) Of two things, to be closely related or to go together well; see hand in hand.
- (literally) Of two people, to hold hands.
1894, Edward Phillips Oppenheim, A monk of Cruta, page 321:
- Wait for me! Let us go hand in hand–hand in hand through the Valley of the Shadow of Death. Oh, my love! it has been a weary, weary while.
2000, Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, Respect, page 238:
- We came into the world like brother and brother;
- And now let's go hand in hand saad, not one before the other.
to walk while holding somebody's hand