Examples of double whammy in a Sentence
With the cold weather and the high cost of heating fuel, homeowners were hit with a double whammy this winter.
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That is because many consumers outside the U.S. face a double whammy when—like now—the dollar gets stronger at the same time that oil prices rise.
The Elks defeated the Red Sox, 11-6, in a game that offered a double whammy to La Cañada, which had a player ejected and suspended for allegedly cleating an Elks player on a play at first base.
Coupled with the dramatic jump in steel prices, that’s a double whammy for appliance manufacturers such as Electrolux, whose U.S. headquarters is in Charlotte.
That double whammy means that in old animals, including people, fewer and fewer cells are young and functional.
Conjunctivitis is another possible cause of the eye-pain-and-redness double whammy, Anupama Anchala, M.D., an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, tells SELF.
For another double whammy, try the Devas-Tater, a red sauce pizza with ground beef and tater tots.
The bad news is that for now, Japan and its peers are being hit with a double whammy of rising oil prices and slowing global-demand growth, especially from Europe.
Satellite suppliers have been hit with a double whammy.
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DOUBLE WHAMMY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of double whammy for English Language Learners
: a situation that is bad in two different ways : a situation in which two bad conditions exist at the same time or two bad things happen one after the other
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