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double upTo double the quantity, amount or duration of something.Rate it:

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double upTo have a secondary use.Rate it:

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double upAfter a fly ball has been caught.Rate it:

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double backTo retrace one's steps; to go back where one has already gone.Rate it:

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double bassmusical instrumentRate it:

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double bookedOf a single resource, reserved for two different users at the same time.Rate it:

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double creamdairy productRate it:

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double decker busesVehiclesRate it:

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double downTo double one's wager.Rate it:

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double downTo double or significantly increase a risk, investment, or other commitment.Rate it:

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double dutchA date where both man and woman pay for their portion of the bill.Rate it:

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double dutchA game of jump rope with two ropes and frequently two jumpers.Rate it:

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double dutchA language game akin to pig Latin.Rate it:

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double dutchIncomprehensible language.Rate it:

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double dutchSex using a condom and the contraceptive pill at the same time.Rate it:

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double entendreA phrase that has two meanings, especially where one is innocent and literal, the other risqué, bawdy, or ironic; an innuendo..Rate it:

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double entendrePlural form of double entendre.Rate it:

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double overTo bend over at the waist.Rate it:

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double takerSomething causing someone to do a double takeRate it:

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double talkLying, especially in a formal political statement.Rate it:

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double talkSpeaking in a mixture of real English and English-sounding gibberish, for humorous effect.Rate it:

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double tapA tactical shooting technique of pulling the trigger of a weapon twice in quick succession to deliver two shots to the same target zone.Rate it:

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double vertical lineUsed other than as an idiom: see double, vertical, line.Rate it:

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double vertical lineThe typographical character ‖; a symbol composed of two closely spaced line-height vertical lines.Rate it:

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double visiondiplopiaRate it:

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double whammya twofold blow or setback; a series of two events that cause adverse effectsRate it:

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double-edged swordA benefit that is also a liability, or that carries some significant but non-obvious cost or risk.Rate it:

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double-tonguedSaying one thing to one person and something different to another; double talking; deceitful in speech.Rate it:

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double-upRequirement to sleep with another individual because of lack of sleeping accomodations.Rate it:

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HE-double-hockey-sticksHell.Rate it:

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HE-double-LHell.Rate it:

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HE-double-toothpicksHell.Rate it:

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on the doubleRapidly or immediately.Rate it:

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play aroundTo behave in a silly, or childish, or irresponsible way.Rate it:

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play downTo make or attempt to make something seem less important, likely, or obvious.Rate it:

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play upTo misbehave.Rate it:

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play alongTo take part in a charade, deception, or practical joke.Rate it:

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play aroundTo engage in sexual practices outside of marriage.Rate it:

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play by earTo play guided by one's memory of the sound, rather than from a written score.Rate it:

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against the run of playContrary to the flow of the game.Rate it:

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all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.Rate it:

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child's playSomething particularly simple or easy.Rate it:

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close of playThe end of a day's playRate it:

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close of playThe end of the final game (not to be confused with set or match) during a day at the All England Tennis Championships (Wimbledon)Rate it:

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close of playThe end of the working dayRate it:

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grandstand playA successful play or other manoeuvre during a sporting competition in which one or more players shows off unnecessarily in order to entertain or impress the spectators.Rate it:

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hold-up playA play where an attacker retains possession of the ball, while the teammates can move up the field.Rate it:

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if there's grass on the pitch, play ballOnce someone has grown pubic hair or started puberty, they are sexually accessible.Rate it:

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party and playUsed other than as an idiom: see party, play.Rate it:

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party and playMarked by the use of drugs and the absence of sexual inhibitions.Rate it:

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