safety\ in\ numbers


safety\ in\ numbers
n. phr.
Protection against trouble by being in a group.

Peter said, "Stay in a group; there is safety in numbers."


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • Safety in Numbers — may refer to:*Safety in numbers Group protection theory * Safety in Numbers (Crack the Sky album) (1978) * Safety in Numbers (Margaret Urlich album)(1989), an album by Margaret Urlich * Safety in Numbers (Brand New album) (2002) * Safety in… …   Wikipedia

  • safety in numbers — {n. phr.} Protection against trouble by being in a group. * /Peter said, Stay in a group; there is safety in numbers. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • safety in numbers — {n. phr.} Protection against trouble by being in a group. * /Peter said, Stay in a group; there is safety in numbers. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Safety in numbers — is the hypothesis that, by being part of a large physical group or mass, an individual is proportionally less likely to be the victim of a mishap, accident, or other bad event.DescriptionEvidence often advanced for this position includes the… …   Wikipedia

  • safety in numbers — If a lot of people do something risky at the same time, the risk is reduced because there is safety in numbers …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • safety in numbers —    If a lot of people do something risky at the same time, the risk is reduced because there is safety in numbers.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    This expression means that being part of a group makes people feel more secure and more… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • safety in numbers — (there is) safety in numbers being in a group reduces risk. We stuck together because we were new in the city and felt there was safety in numbers …   New idioms dictionary

  • safety in numbers — noun The purported decrease in likelihood that one is to be the victim of an attack, accident, or some other bad event due to being surrounded by people …   Wiktionary

  • safety in numbers — it is safer to be in a large group …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Safety in Numbers (Crack the Sky album) — Infobox Album | Name = Safety in Numbers Type = Studio album Artist = Crack the Sky Released = 1978 Recorded = 1978 Genre = Rock Length = 33:45 Label = Lifesong Producer = Rob Stevens Reviews = Allmusic Rating|3|5… …   Wikipedia


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