Double whammy

Idiomatic expression

· Vocabulary,Idioms

A double whammy is a set of two negative events or situations that (usually) have an effect at the same time. Look at the following examples:

  1. Susan suffered 
  2. a double whammy when her car broke down the same day she lost her dog.
  3. The world is having to face the 

double whammy of falling salaries and increasing food prices!

  1. I got fired from my job, mate. And when I got home I realised I'd lost my wallet. What a

 double whammy!

How do you say "double whammy" in your language? Tell us in the comment section below.

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