twice as large or two times the size
ExampleTheir turnover is double ours.
to be on double time
to earn twice the usual wages for working on Sundays or other holidays
in double figures
with two figures, from 10 to 99
ExamplesInflation is in double figures. • We have had double-figure inflation for some years.
to become twice as big, or make something twice as big
ExamplesWe have doubled our profits this year or our profits have doubled this year. • The company's borrowings have doubled.

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