Translation: from spanish

too many chiefs and not enough Indians

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  • too many chiefs and not enough Indians — too many chiefs (and not enough Indians) too many bosses, and not enough people to do the work. I can t find anyone to do the photocopying. There are too many chiefs and not enough Indians in this company …   New idioms dictionary

  • too many chiefs and not enough indians — When there are too many chiefs and not enough Indians, there are two many managers and not enough workers to work efficiently …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • too many chiefs and not enough Indians — too many people giving orders and not enough people to carry them out * * * too many ˌchiefs and not enough ˈIndians idiom (BrE, informal) used to describe a situation in which there are too many people telling other people what to do, and not… …   Useful english dictionary

  • too many chiefs and not enough Indians — too many directors and not enough workers, too many cooks...    Everybody tried to be the boss. We had too many chiefs and not enough Indians …   English idioms

  • too many chiefs (and not enough Indians) — informal phrase used for saying that there are too many people in charge of something and not enough people doing the work Thesaurus: too much, extra and moresynonym Main entry: chief …   Useful english dictionary

  • too many chiefs and not enough Indians —    When there are too many chiefs and not enough Indians, there are two many managers and not enough workers to work efficiently.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • too many chiefs — (and not enough Indians) too many bosses, and not enough people to do the work. I can t find anyone to do the photocopying. There are too many chiefs and not enough Indians in this company …   New idioms dictionary

  • too many chiefs, not enough indians —    This expression refers to a situation where there are too many people giving instructions and not enough people doing the work.     The business wasn t successful. There were too many chiefs and not enough indians …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • too many chiefs,not enough Indians —    This expression refers to a situation where there are too many people giving instructions and not enough people doing the work.     The business wasn t successful. There were too many chiefs and not enough Indians …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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  • Huron Indians — • If language may be taken as a fair criterion to go by, the Hurons proper were the original stock from which sprang all the branches of the great Iroquoian family, whether included in the primitive federation of the Five Nations, or standing… …   Catholic encyclopedia


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