The pen is mightier than the sword

What does “The pen is mightier than the sword” mean? The English idiom “The pen is mightier than the sword” means: you can solve problems or achieve your purpose better and more effectively through communication with words than by violence with weapons, by writing you can convince others, educate,...

To kill two birds with one stone

What does “To kill two birds with one stone” mean? The English idiom: “to kill two birds with one stone” means to succeed in achieving two things in a single action, be it by accident or by foresight and planning. For example, a businessman could be flying to a city...

If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys

What does “If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys” mean? “If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys” means; Offering a low salary or inadequate payment (peanuts) for employment will only attract incompetent and unqualified staff (monkeys), and as a result your workforce will deliver a poor service and/or poor...