There are 2 translations of double time in Spanish:

double time

n

u
  • 1.1 [Busn] paga (f) doble on Sundays we're on double time los domingos nos dan paga doble or nos pagan el doble
    More example sentences
    • In addition, eligible employees who do work on the holiday are paid time-and-a-half for the first 11 hours and double time after 11 hours.
    • Though it wasn't compulsory, everyone got a paid three-week holiday or bank holiday double time and days in lieu.
    • But even double time wages were not enough to entice many workers to put themselves at risk, given the inadequacies of the resources that remained.
    1.2 (AmE) [Mil] paso (m) ligero
    More example sentences
    • The patrol, at any given time, would pick up a double time for a short duration and, at times, change the logical direction of its movement to prevent being targeted or trailed.
    • In the hours after the first quake in January, they marched in double time through devastated streets of Las Colinas, a neighborhood of Santa Tecla, carrying shovels across their chests like rifles.

Definition of double time in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 2 translations of double time in Spanish:

double-time

Pronunciation: /ˈdʌbəltaɪm/

vi

  • (AmE) [Mil] marchar a paso ligero

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.