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double whammy
Pronunciation: /ˈˌdəbəl ˈ(h)wæmi/

Translation of double whammy in Spanish:

noun

  • [colloquial]
    doble palo [colloquial]
    doble revés (masculine)
    we face the double whammy of deflation and tax increases
    nos enfrentamos al doble palo or revés de la deflación y el aumento de los impuestos
    Example sentences
    • Losing Hampton could be a double whammy, a blow to the Mets and a boost to their N.L. East arch rival, the Braves.
    • We've had a double whammy in the last couple of months in that oil prices have gone up and the Aussie has gone down, very, very sharply.
    • Can we survive this sporting drought for another couple of weeks until the double whammy of the new football season and the Olympics hit with a vengeance?
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