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double (sb) up/over

phrasal verb with double uk   us   /ˈdʌb.l̩/ verb [I or T]
If you double up/over, or if something doubles you up/over, you suddenly bend forwards and down, usually because of pain or laughter: Most of the crowd doubled up with laughter at every joke. She was doubled up/over with the pain in her stomach.
Translations of “double (sb) up/over”
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指由於痛苦或大笑而)彎腰,前仰後合…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指由于痛苦或大笑而)弯腰,前仰后合…
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