two's company, three's a crowd

idiom

used to say that a third person is not welcome when two people (such as two lovers) want to be alone with each other
Well, I'll leave you two lovebirds alone. Two's company, three's a crowd.

Dictionary Entries Near two's company, three's a crowd

two

two's company, three's a crowd

two's complement

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“Two's company, three's a crowd.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/two%27s%20company%2C%20three%27s%20a%20crowd. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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