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hit two birds with one stone

To complete, achieve, or take care of two tasks at the same time or with a singular series of actions; to solve two problems with one action or solution. (A variant of the more common "kill two birds with one stone.") I might as well hit two birds with one stone and drop off my tax return while I'm at the mall for the computer part I need. Bike-to-work plans are a great way of hitting two birds with one stone: getting more exercise while cutting down on the cost of your daily commute.
See also: bird, hit, one, stone, two
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It's like hitting two birds with one stone," Maguindanao Gov.
That way, we will be hitting two birds with one stone, meaning, through BBL we can help achieve peace in Mindanao and by having the plebiscite of the BBL during May 2017 barangay elections, we will save public money,' Tugna said.
It is almost like hitting two birds with one stone, but more appropriately it is netting as much in a single haul.
Turkey appears to be engaged in a strategy of hitting two birds with one stone by giving the impression of fighting ISIL while simultaneously starting operations against the PKK," wrote Lale Kemal, a columnist for Zaman newspaper, using one of the acronyms of the Islamic State group.
Kim Kardashian West is hitting two birds with one stone this week as she flies to Australia to support her husband Kanye West on his tour and promote her clothing collection.
So when it comes to increasing iPSC yields, knocking down Jmjd3 is like hitting two birds with one stone," Rongfu Wang said.
Once you invest, it brings around consumption for free, hitting two birds with one stone.
For him, providing customers with the opportunity for fine dining and clean fun is like hitting two birds with one stone.
Hitting two birds with one stone, Samsung's apt and clever marketing team decided to help fund the ALS cause while making fun of Apple's iPhone 5s at the same time according to Business Insider.
Manila, Philippines Hitting two birds with one stone, the Pasig City government has started implementing "Tutubi" (dragonfly), a bike-sharing program for its employees.
But as if hitting two birds with one stone, Gwyneth created the buzz for the butt-revealing outfit, even intensifying the news that she was being honored this year of the iconic and pop culture title offered by the celebrity magazine.