two heads are better than one

two heads are better than one

Meaning

  • to have more than one participant in an activity to make it better
  • two people thinking together can come up with better solutions
  • more people working together will yield better results

Example Sentences

  1. The company engaged with another marketing consultant because it is an important project and two heads are better than one.
  2. I would like you to involve your life partner in this problem since two heads are better than one.
  3. The counsellor was sure that the project would get completed with more people on board because two heads are better than one.
  4. You should bring her to the party with you because two heads are better than one.
  5. I would love to try out for the audition with you because two heads are better than one.

Origin

The phrase is considered to be older than the 15th century where people had started to work in groups and coming up with mass production of daily items. Movement throughout the world was ongoing through the ways of trade routes and people were realizing the importance of working in teams. It is now more of a corporate phrase wherein people use it in terms of group projects and assignments for people.

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Contribution & Thoughts 3

H.D. Rouse translation of “The Iliad,” by Homer, Book 10:
“But if one more would go with me, that means more courage and more comfort. Two heads are better than one.”
If translation is correct, that would put the phrase in the late eighth or early seventh century BC.

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