Between January 31, 1981, and January 31, 1989, the debt rose to $2.697 trillion—a threefold increase, or $1.763 trillion.
Symbolically speaking, the judge said, the need for an unprecedented sentence for the biggest financial crime ever was threefold.
They are guided by a threefold rule: love of God, love of virtue, and love of mankind.
You see, gentlemen, whatever it was, it served a threefold purpose.
A second bottle filled with whiskey was then drunk to my health, and a threefold cheer again given to Julia Island.
The charges are threefold, and I shall discuss them seriatim.
The plot is threefold, applying to each of them, but the incidents are interwoven with ingenuity, and concluded without confusion.
In this threefold indictment, the first charge is "falsehood."
In presenting a sketch of this life I attempt to fulfill a threefold duty.
The problem has been threefold, that of research, that of editing and that of promotion.