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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of double-dip.


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  • Family bonds and chirpy tunes are to the fore in Minnelli's musical, now double-dipped in nostalgia for both its early 20th-century setting and the thrifty wartime era of its making.

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  • Economists disagree over whether the nation is sliding back into recession, but there's no debate that the banking sector has already "double-dipped."

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  • When the U.S. "double-dipped" in the early 1990s recession, and as other Asian countries began to effectively compete with Japan for world markets, foreign markets demanded fewer Japanese products.

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  • Sure, we were hoping for an upset or two--we double-dipped thanks to Morehead State and Richmond--but Jimmer was the thing.

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  • Miller Harris has just introduced a double-dipped pillar candle in their wonderful and rather masculine Bois Sauvage scent, a very Mediterranean blend of cedar, cypress, citrus, bergamot and thyme.

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  • As a seller, I get charged a final listing fee on eBay and then double-dipped with a second payment fee from PayPal, effectively doubling my fees.

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  • Even as commercial aerospace, industrial and high tech shares have soared from year ago lows, defense stocks have clearly double-dipped, giving back all their gains from last summer and fall when the Afghan re-up reversed previous sharp declines.

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  • A cookie bitch was making a totally yummy double-dipped chocolate peanut butter cookie that took some real organizational skills.

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  • No one, least of all Evelina, could figure out why she hadn't been down the aisle long before now, at thirty-two, as her melting curves threatened to layer into double-dipped thickness.

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  • The bride double-dipped with Vera Wang, wearing an ivory strapless gown by the designer with a raw-edged laser-cut silk organza skirt for the interfaith ceremony and a silk tulle cross-back Grecian gown with a narrow grosgrain black belt for the reception.

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