They want to hit for a good average with a lot of doubles and triples.
It cuts down on the risk of cardiovascular disease, and doubles the deliciousness.
So above the waist it will be the star and below the waist it will be the doubles.
If she doubles her workload, however, she makes just £6 more.
First of all the two warmed up with a knock about on their own, and then they were joined by two youngsters for a game of doubles.
Or else, "'Ere's to 'er as shares our sorrers and doubles our joys!"
For they would be the doubles of them, and no one would be able to determine which were the names and which were the realities.
They were very shy, too, and had as many turns and doubles as a hare; what a life they led him!
O dear, his Memory is too fresh; and the Sight of you doubles my Sorrow.
Now we must give some attention to the others in the fours, singles and doubles.
late 13c., "make double," from Old French dobler, from Latin duplare, from duplus (see double (adj.)). Meaning "to work as, in addition to one's regular job" is c.1920, circus slang, from performers who also played in the band. Related: Doubled; doubling. To double up bodily is from 1814.
A blow on the stomach "doubles up" the boxer, and occasions that gasping and crowing which sufficiently indicate the cause of the injury .... [Donald Walker, "Defensive Exercises," 1840]
mid-14c., "amount twice as great," also "duplicate copy," from double (adj.).