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    Default Three's a party

    When do you say "Three's a party"? Does it convey any negative or wry sense?

    I guess the author who said "But I always say, one's company, two's a crowd, and three's a party", meant the more people in a gathering the better it is?

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    Default Re: Three's a party

    I've always heard:
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    Two's company. Three's a crowd.
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    Of course, there's The more the merrier.


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    Default Re: Three's a party

    Quote Originally Posted by greenisgood View Post
    When do you say "Three's a party"? Does it convey any negative or wry sense?

    I guess the author who said "But I always say, one's company, two's a crowd, and three's a party", meant the more people in a gathering the better it is?
    Two's company. Three is a crowd.

    Meaning, usually, that a boy and girl want to be alone but there is a third party present.

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    Default Re: Three's a party

    For some reason the 3rd party is 'playing gooseberry'. I expect the explanation is just a click away.

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