Faire d’une pierre deux coups

Faire d’une pierre deux coups, literally “to strike twice with one stone”, is the English equivalent of “to kill two birds with one stone”. In prehistoric times, slingshots have been used for hunting. When the hunter could kill two birds with a single stone, French used to say faire d’une pierre deux coups. The expression still has the same meaning nowadays and is used to talk about efficiency and getting things done.  

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