In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1doble palo informaldoble revés masculinewe face the double whammy of deflation and tax increases — nos enfrentamos al doble palo / revés de la deflación y el aumento de los impuestos
- Drivers caught speeding or running a red light normally get hit with a double whammy - they cop a hefty fine and rack up demerit points on their licence.
- For a team struggling to keep going, the double whammy of docking points and insisting on a replay is hard to fathom.
- ‘Some schools face a double whammy they use up more resources but don't score well in the tables,’ she said.
- It's the double whammy that brings them to their knees.
- The decision to decrease the duration of water supply by two hours in a day is a double whammy.
- To be honest I was never really into Birthdays and the double whammy of the big 4 0 with the continued concern for Bonnie really put the whole thing to bed.
- Many states, feeling the pinch, cut back their funding to local governments, dealing them a double whammy.
- Lancaster received a double whammy as Avignon scored two quick tries and ran out 8-4 winners despite a late score to Squires.
- This week includes a double whammy as the little ones can get involved in drama workshops using themes from the RISK exhibition in a bid to boost self-esteem.
- With tax and interest rate rises on the way, Scottish borrowers are bracing themselves for a double whammy, while savers can look forward to higher returns.
- They will get hit with a double whammy of now paying duty on supplies when they can afford repairs.
- Losing Hampton could be a double whammy, a blow to the Mets and a boost to their N.L. East arch rival, the Braves.
- We've had a double whammy in the last couple of months in that oil prices have gone up and the Aussie has gone down, very, very sharply.
- Now my back pain is not as bad as it was, although I think this is due to the double whammy of tui-na (oriental massage) and the radiotherapy.
- But the double whammy of increased water and rates bills was not funny - coming fast on the heels of similar hikes in gas and electricity prices.
- Which gives you the double whammy when you're trying to come up with a name: you don't want to name a child after someone you have despised.
- Indeed after Shamrocks hit Saval with a double whammy early on in the half, they went on to dominate affairs and they looked the strongest team at the finish.
- Last season's saviour Lee Nogan registered his first points in the chase for this term's Evening Press player of the year award with a double whammy.
- For a few, this is the ultimate double whammy: no home and no income.
- Can we survive this sporting drought for another couple of weeks until the double whammy of the new football season and the Olympics hit with a vengeance?
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