Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

double down (on)

double downdouble down on
Meaning(s)
1) continue something in an even more determined, focused way than before
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    • double down on your efforts
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  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. The politician hasn't apologised for his controversial comments. In fact, he's doubled down on them.
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. Instead of letting these setbacks damage morale, we should park our disappointment and double down on our efforts.
    2. With the market continuing to grow exponentially, companies are doubling down on their investment in mobile apps and games.
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