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twice

División en sílabas: twice
Pronunciación: /twīs
 
/

Definición de twice en inglés:

adverbio

1Two times; on two occasions: she had been married twice the tablets should be taken twice a day
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He won twice at Darley Moor and on several occasions he has picked up the first novice award.
  • He sits down only twice, and takes very occasional sips from a single glass of water.
  • Arthur had also been telephoning Violet at least twice a week for over twelve months.
1.1Double in degree or quantity: I’m twice your age an engine twice as big as the original
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • If the average wage doubles, then we'll all have twice as much to spend on where we live.
  • We are now testing degrees of engagement at a time when we have twice as many people on the books.
  • She used to be an athlete and speaks twice as fast as I can write; she has a racing demon of a voice.

Origen

late Old English twiges, from the base of two + -s3 (later respelled -ce to denote the unvoiced sound); compare with once.

Frases

once bitten, twice shy

1
see bite.

think twice

2
see think.

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