A chain is only as strong as its weakest link

Possible interpretation: If one link in a chain is weak, and all the other links are strong, the whole chain is weak.

Quick Quiz:

John told the football team "a chain is only as strong as its weakest link" because

a. he had hurt his leg and was afraid he would play badly

b. the opposing team were all in top form

c. he didn't like the referee

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Contributor: Josef Essberger