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double whammy

noun [C] /ˈdʌb·əl ˈhwæm·i, ˈwæm·i/
a situation that includes two disadvantages or difficulties: Consumers were hit by the double whammy of rising interest rates and gasoline prices.
Translations of “double whammy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 禍不單行…
in Chinese (Simplified) 祸不单行…
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