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There is safety in numbers

Meaning: You are safer as part of a group of people than as an individual. Being in a group makes people more confident about taking action.

Note: safety (noun) = security; a situation free from danger | numbers (noun) = a large quantity (of people)

Origin: Possibly an allusion to the Bible (Proverbs 11:14): "In the multitude of counsellors there is safety."

Quick Quiz:

If you think that "there is safety in numbers", you will feel more secure
  1. surrounded by friends
  2. alone at home
  3. studying mathematics

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