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double whammy

Pronunciation: /ˈhwæmi; ˈwæmi/

Translation of double whammy in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [colloquial/familiar] doble palo [colloquial/familiar], 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

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