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一舉兩得

ChineseEdit

 
one; 1; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
 
to lift; to hold up; to cite; to enumerate; to act; to raise; to choose; to elect
 
both; two; ounce; some; a few; tael
 
a sentence particle used after a verb to show effect; degree or possibility; to have to; must; ought to; to need to; obtain; get; gain; proper; suitable; proud; contented; allow; permit; ready; finished
trad. (一舉兩得)
simp. (一举两得)

EtymologyEdit

Literally: one action, two gains

PronunciationEdit


IdiomEdit

一舉兩得

  1. kill two birds with one stone; do one task and finish two or more goals

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KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

一舉兩得 (ilgeoyangdeuk) (hangeul 일거양득)

  1. Hanja form? of 일거양득, “kill two birds with one stone”.