the more the merrier


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the more the merrier

additional people will make something better “Do you mind if I invite my sister and her family?” “Why not? The more the merrier.”
See also: merry, more

The more the merrier.

something that you say which means you are happy for other people to join your group in an activity 'Do you mind if Ann comes to the cinema with us?' 'Not at all. The more the merrier.'
See more by accident than design, There is more to than meets the eye, More fool !, have [done etc.] more than has had hot dinners, What more do you want - jam on it?, It's more than my job's worth, more by luck than judgement, bite off more than can chew, More power to your elbow!
See also: merry, more
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