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double-upRequirement to sleep with another individual because of lack of sleeping accomodations.
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double upTo double the quantity, amount or duration of something.
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double upTo have a secondary use.
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double upAfter a fly ball has been caught.
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double backTo retrace one's steps; to go back where one has already gone.
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double bassmusical instrument
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double bookedOf a single resource, reserved for two different users at the same time.
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double creamdairy product
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double dutchA date where both man and woman pay for their portion of the bill.
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double dutchA game of jump rope with two ropes and frequently two jumpers.
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double dutchA language game akin to pig Latin.
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double dutchIncomprehensible language.
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double dutchSex using a condom and the contraceptive pill at the same time.
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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..
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double entendrePlural form of double entendre.
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double talkLying, especially in a formal political statement.
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double talkSpeaking in a mixture of real English and English-sounding gibberish, for humorous effect.
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double visiondiplopia
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double whammya twofold blow or setback; a series of two events that cause adverse effects
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double-tonguedSaying one thing to one person and something different to another; double talking; deceitful in speech.
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double decker busesVehicles
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double-edged swordA benefit that is also a liability, or that carries some significant but non-obvious cost or risk.
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on the doubleRapidly or immediately.
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play aroundTo behave in a silly, or childish, or irresponsible way.
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play downTo make or attempt to make something seem less important, likely, or obvious.
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play upTo misbehave.
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play alongTo take part in a charade, deception, or practical joke.
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play aroundTo engage in sexual practices outside of marriage.
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child's playSomething particularly simple or easy.
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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.
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play aroundTo work with in a non-serious manner.
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play ballAn expression used at the beginning of a game of baseball.
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play ballTo start anything tumultuous.
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play ballTo work together; to cooperate.
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play dumbTo pretend to be mute.
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play dumbTo pretend to be slow-witted or lacking in specific knowledge, usually in order to avoid responsibility or to gain some advantage.
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play gamesTo deceive, to lie about one's intentions.
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play hardballTo act rough and ruthless, especially in politics or business.
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play hardballTo use every means possible to achieve a goal, especially in disregarding the harm caused.
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play hookeyTo be absent without permission, especially from school.
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play hookyTo miss school, work, or other duties without permission or an excuse.
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play possumTo dissemble or to feign ignorance; to disguise or conceal something in order to deceive.
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play possumTo feign death; to remain quiet and still to escape attention or remain undetected; to lay low.
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play possumTo feign sleep, illness, etc.
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play upTo make or attempt to make something appear more important, likely or obvious; to showcase or highlight.
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play for loveTo play a game of cards without stakes.
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play it safeTo take a cautious, risk-free approach.
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play old harryBlenkiron and I have been moving in the best circles as skilled American engineers who are going to play Old Harry with the British on the Tigris. — John Buchan, "Greenmantle", 1916..
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play old harryTo play the devil; to make mischief.
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play on wordsA pun, or similar humorous use of language such as a double entendre.
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