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double whammies

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plural of double whammy

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informal 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
  • With the cold weather and the high cost of heating fuel, homeowners were hit with a double whammy this winter.

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“Double whammies.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/double%20whammies. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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