The more the merrier: More people will make something more enjoyable. This set phrase is used to welcome one to join a group or activity;the more people or things there are, the better the situation will be or the more fun people will have: Bring as many friends as you like to the party. The more the merrier!
Etymology：This thought was first expressed by Cicero (106B.C.-43B.C.). John Heywood picked it up in his proverb collection of 1546. This set phrase is often used to welcome one to join a group or activity.
中文释义：“The more the merrier”，这里的merrier是merry的比较级，愉快、高兴的意思，如Merry Christmas 就是“圣诞快乐”；而“The more the merrier” 这个短语表达的意思是：“越多越好，多多益善，越多越热闹”。 通常分为两种情况：1、加入的人越多越好，这样活动或者聚会才更有趣。例句：Invite Lucy to my birthday party. -The more the merrier.2、某物加得越多越好，例句：The southern people put sugar in everything they eat.-Yes! They think:the more the merrier.