Instant Idiom: _____________ down

____________ down – push even harder or become more dedicated to a goal.

Choose the right answer:

  1. Press
  2. Push
  3. Duck
  4. Double



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The right answer is:

double down

Kyle Watson




Here are some examples of how you can use it:

Note: Double down on

Whenever people criticize Hilary Clinton that she will never be chosen as the first female president of the United States, she just seems to double down on her efforts.

The economic crisis is still not fully over, and to help speed up the recovery the Central Bank has doubled down and decreased the interest rate once again.

Students in his class were very weak, but the teacher doubled down on what he sees as the right teaching approach.

She was afraid she’d never get good English, but since she has doubled down on reading English books, she is improving.

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