A burden shared is a burden halved

Idiom

A burden shared is a burden halved

Definition

When two or more people share the load of a difficult task, it can become easier and less burdensome.

Examples

If we both take on the project, the burden shared is a burden halved.

Let’s divide this workload between us so that a burden shared is a burden halved.

Origin

Unknown, believed to have originated from an old proverb.

Faqs

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