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twice

Pronunciation: /twaɪs/

Translation of twice in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • 1.1 (two times) dos veces twice a week/month/year dos veces por semana/mes/año I'd think twice before doing it (me) lo pensaría dos veces or muy bien antes de hacerlo she didn't have to be told twice no hubo que repetírselo the twice-weekly meetings las reuniones, que tienen lugar dos veces por semana
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (double) twice three is six dos por tres es (igual a) seis I've got twice as many as you yo tengo el doble que tú she has twice the amount she needs tiene el doble de lo que necesita he's twice your age/height te dobla en edad/altura

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