double bill


Origin:
1925–30

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double-bill

[duhb-uhl-bil]
verb (used with object)
1.
to bill (different accounts) for the same charge: He double-billed different clients for the same business trip.
2.
to place (a motion picture) on a double bill: The film is being double-billed in some theaters.
verb (used without object)
3.
to bill different accounts for the same charge.

Origin:
1925–30

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double bill
 
n
a programme or event with two main items

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Idioms & Phrases

double bill

see double feature.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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Example sentences
IT happened again yesterday on the circuits: a deadly bore atop a double bill, and a pretty fair melodrama buried underneath.
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