一舉兩得

MandarinEdit

simpl. 一举两得
trad.

EtymologyEdit

Literally: one action, two gains

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yījǔliǎngdé [Phonetic: jǔliǎngdé]
Zhuyin ㄧ ㄐㄩˇ ㄌㄧㄤˇ ㄉㄜˊ
IPA (key) /i⁵⁵⁻⁵¹ t͡ɕy²¹⁴⁻³⁵ li̯ɑŋ²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ tɤ³⁵/

IdiomEdit

一舉兩得 (traditional, Pinyin yī jǔ liǎng dé, simplified 一举两得)

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

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Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 22:47