double whammy


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double whammy

[ˌdʌblˈwæmɪ] n (fam) → doppia mazzata (fig)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady said: "Apprenticeships should be affordable for all, but many apprentices face the double whammy of low pay and high travel costs.
Treasury Action: TIPS have buckled on the double whammy of growth concerns and diving oil prices.
The 38-year-old, who finished third in the defence of his WGC-HSBC Champions title in Shanghai on Sunday, said: "It'd be a great double whammy. Last week I had the chance to defend and in Indonesia in December I have the opportunity to defend as well as here.
It's a bit of a double whammy for her, she said, she has both the baby and jet lag to contend with," Connell said (via (https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/world-news/737365/meghan-markle-prince-harry-bondi-beach-australia-uk-royal-tour-news) Daily Star ).
The government's move to return the sales and services tax (SST) will result in a 'double whammy' for the public in terms of cost of living, Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today.
His use of taxpayer dollars to fund his self-promotion campaign is a double whammy for District 6 constituents.
[USA], Jul 22 (ANI): Turns out, rush-hour commuters may be in for a double whammy of pollution exposure.
Asia's crude tanker market faces the double whammy of a flood of newbuild deliveries and a cut in OPEC production in Q1 2017.
Martin said you're best to use them in the January sales, adding: "This is where you get adding: "This is where you get the double whammy. Your cash the double whammy.
"Petilla wants to hit us with a double whammy," he said.
PROVING that some things do get better with age, Dame Helen Mirren gave us a double whammy at the weekend rocking the red carpet two nights in a row.