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Kill Two Birds with One Stone

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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.







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