The World Bank announced today a doubling of their money for Ebola.
In his last State of the Union address, Obama set the goal of doubling exports by 2014.
The white-shoe firm is cutting back on bankers and traders, and doubling down on the old-fashioned brokerage business.
If you look at it as a percentage of the tax rate, then the first increase is much larger: it is doubling your taxes!
Hearing my wife in the background, the dispatcher sent not one but two ambulances, doubling the chances one would make it.
I remember thinking something of the sort at the time and doubling my subscription.
He talked about 'doubling it' and said that two could play at that game!
Dublin is the capital of the country, and is pronounced very much like the English word "doubling," with the final "g" omitted.
I cast him off, and, doubling my body, I kicked at the ceiling.
I next proceed to the consideration of the proper course to be steered for doubling Cape Horn.
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.).