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kill two birds with one stone

to ​succeed in ​achieving two things in a ​singleaction: I ​killed two ​birds with one ​stone and ​picked the ​kids up on the way to the ​supermarket.
(Definition of kill two birds with one stone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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kill two birds with one stone

to ​achieve two things at ​once: I can ​bringyoursuit to the ​cleaners when I ​pick up the ​kids and kill two ​birds with one ​stone.
(Definition of kill two birds with one stone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kill two birds with one stone”
in Chinese (Simplified) 一石二鸟,一举两得…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一石二鳥,一舉兩得…
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