Double is used after these nouns: ↑stunt
more than

Our profits have more than doubled this year.

almost, nearly, practically, virtually

The price of houses has nearly doubled in the last ten years.

at least
approximately, roughly

This percentage could easily double.


The town has approximately doubled in size since 1960.


The party almost doubled its share of the vote to 21%.

Double is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑amount, ↑crime, ↑number, ↑population, ↑price, ↑turnover, ↑unemployment, ↑value, ↑volume, ↑workforce
Double is used with these nouns as the object: ↑amount, ↑budget, ↑income, ↑number, ↑output, ↑pay, ↑price, ↑profit, ↑rate, ↑risk, ↑salary, ↑sale, ↑size, ↑value, ↑workforce
Double is used with these nouns: ↑act, ↑agent, ↑album, ↑bed, ↑bedroom, ↑bill, ↑bind, ↑blow, ↑booking, ↑bow, ↑brandy, ↑CD, ↑celebration, ↑chin, ↑chorus, ↑click, ↑cream, ↑date, ↑digit, ↑door, ↑dose, ↑duty, ↑duvet, ↑fault, ↑figure, ↑first, ↑garage, ↑gate, ↑gin, ↑handful, ↑helping, ↑homicide, ↑knot, ↑layer, ↑letter, ↑life, ↑mattress, ↑meaning, ↑murder, ↑murderer, ↑play, ↑pneumonia, ↑portion, ↑quote, ↑ration, ↑room, ↑row, ↑save, ↑sheet, ↑shift, ↑sink, ↑spread, ↑standard, ↑stroller, ↑suicide, ↑talk, ↑taxation, ↑time, ↑track, ↑vision, ↑wardrobe, ↑whisky
Double is used with these verbs: ↑bend

Collocations dictionary. 2013.


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