the more the merrier

idiom

used to say that more people are welcome or invited to do something
"Can I bring my friends to the party?" "Of course, the more the merrier!"

Examples of the more the merrier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My approach to jewelry has always skewed toward the more the merrier. Shelby Hyde, Condé Nast Traveler, 13 May 2024 And, with Season 21 filmed in Wisconsin, the more the merrier. Hannah Kirby, Journal Sentinel, 21 Mar. 2024 Some say the more the merrier, and others firmly believe that simplicity is key. Abigail Wilt, Southern Living, 8 Jan. 2024 Your neighbors will applaud your family chorus—and remember, the more the merrier. Zoe Denenberg, Southern Living, 14 Nov. 2023 With bottle openers, the more the merrier, and this one won’t get easily misplaced. Belle Duchene, Better Homes & Gardens, 14 Aug. 2023 And if the light can be shined on someone else, the more the better, the more the merrier. CBS News, 14 May 2023

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“The more the merrier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20more%20the%20merrier. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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