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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 ​suddenlybendforwards and down, usually because of ​pain or ​laughter: Most of the ​crowddoubled up with ​laughter at every ​joke. She was ​doubled up/over with the ​pain in her ​stomach.
(Definition of double (sb) up/over from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指由于痛苦或大笑而)弯腰,前仰后合…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指由於痛苦或大笑而)彎腰,前仰後合…
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