Kill Two Birds with One Stone
Yesterday, we looked at the first idiom from the comic above - a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. Today, we’re going look at the cartoon’s second ❛bird❜ idiom, which is to kill two birds with one stone.
Also seen in many other languages, the idiom to kill two birds with one stone means ❛to successfully do two things in a single action❜. Here are some sample English sentences using this idiom:
1. When you read this blog, you are killing two birds with one stone. You are having fun and learning idioms at the same time.
2. Why not kill two birds with one stone? Jogging to work is good for you and saves money.
When you get two things done at one time, you are killing two birds with one stone. In the comic at the top of the page, the one bird says ❝Bet I could take ❛em both out with one stone! Ha Ha!❞. In other words, he is betting that he could kill both of the birds he’s looking at with one stone.