more than one pair of hands

idiom

: the work of many people
I'm afraid this job will need more than one pair of hands.

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Recent Examples on the Web Aliseril completed the work himself, drafting in Abhilasha to assist with some of the sections that required more than one pair of hands. Tamara Hardingham-Gill, CNN, 18 Oct. 2022

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“More than one pair of hands.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/more%20than%20one%20pair%20of%20hands. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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