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Too many cooks spoil the broth

Possible interpretation: Sometimes it is better to have one or a few people do a job than to have many people do it. If too many people are involved, the task will not be done well.

Note: broth = soup

This proverb seems to contradict the saying: "Many hands make light work."

Quick Quiz:

"Too many cooks spoil the broth" is a saying about
  1. cookery
  2. soup
  3. tasks

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