Hey guys! Welcome to [Phrases] today!
Literally, the meaning of this phrase is to hit two birds with a stone at the same time.
We usually use this phrase to express the meaning of “accomplish two different things at the same time” or “solve two problems with one single action”.
There are some other interesting phrases about “bird”. Follow me to learn about them!
1. birds of a feather
If you describe two people as birds of a feather, you mean that they have very similar characteristics, interests, or beliefs.
You’ve probably heard the phrase “Birds of a feather flock together” and that’s true when it comes to romance.
I’m not surprised those two are such friends; they’re birds of a feather.
2. a bird in the hand
A bird in the hand is something that you already have and do not want to risk losing by trying to get something else.
Another temporary discount may not be what you want, but at least it is a bird in the hand.
His father says that a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
3. for the birds
It means stupid, boring, or worthless.
This journal business is for the birds. It’s a waste of time.
4. early bird
A person who rises early or arrives in good time.
We’ve always been early birds, getting up at 5:30 or 6 a.m.
They believe that the early bird catches the worm.
5. the bird has flown
the wanted person has escaped
He was supposed to follow the woman to work. Instead he’d wandered off, come back a hour later, and found the bird had flown.
That’s all for [Phrases] today. Now try to make at least one sentence with the phrases that you like! That will help you to remember them.
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