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too many chiefs and not enough Indians

informal
too many managers and not enough people to do the work
Translations of “too many chiefs and not enough Indians”
in Chinese (Traditional) 官多兵少, 將多兵少, 動嘴的多,動手的少…
in Chinese (Simplified) 官多兵少, 将多兵少, 动嘴的多,动手的少…
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