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To double-check, he used the radius of the Galaxy as base to calculate the distance.

The crooked system of double-check tenders for timber limits must be altered.

It might be a case of check and double-check, but the breaks were mostly on Suicide Sasebo's side.

"Well, all that was simply a check and double-check, you might say," Colonel Welsh said as his face became grave.

WORD ORIGIN

1958, from double (adj.) + check (v.). Related: Double-checked; double-checking.

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