two times, as in succession: Write twice a week.
on two occasions; in two instances: I phoned him twice.
in twofold quantity or degree; in double the amount or degree: twice as much.
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How to use twice in a sentence
An Audi E-Tron, along for the drive and plugged in alongside, got 13 kWh in 13 minutes, so it was charging twice as fast as the Mustang in the freezing weather.Ford’s electric Mustang Mach-E is an important leap into the future | Dan Carney | February 12, 2021 | Popular-Science
Adams shows up at the Starbucks location most days of the week, and “sometimes, he will come twice a day,” Oukchir said.The ‘garbage guy’ walks 12 miles a day around D.C. picking up trash: ‘I’ll pick up pretty much anything.’ | Sydney Page | February 11, 2021 | Washington Post
These slices can run twice the size of a normal, square slice of wheat.Best toaster: Get perfectly golden slices every time | PopSci Commerce Team | February 10, 2021 | Popular-Science
Within an hour, my parents’ retirement home called twice to discuss my father’s health.‘Nano transitions’ are the secret to staying productive and avoiding burnout | Lila MacLellan | February 10, 2021 | Quartz
According to the Oldsmar police, the intrusion took place on Friday, February 5th, and hackers were able to gain remote access to a computer in the plant at least twice.Hackers accessed a Florida water treatment plant’s system and tried to make a dangerous change | Stan Horaczek | February 9, 2021 | Popular-Science
“I heard them say, ‘He was shot twice,’” the father, Joseph Dossi, remembers.
The cops gave chase and the gunman fired the big revolver twice more.
He beat his illness twice, wrote about his battles with the disease, and continued broadcasting even as his health was failing.Remembering ESPN’s Sly, Cocky, and Cool Anchor Stuart Scott | Stereo Williams | January 4, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
And with regular clients that see him at least twice a month, relationships inevitably form.Career-Minded Women Turn to Male Escorts For No-Strings Fun and (Maybe) Sex | Aurora Snow | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
He won re-election twice as governor of New York, and had the hubris to run for a fourth term before being defeated in 1994.Mario Cuomo, a Frustrating Hero to Democrats, Is Dead at 82 | Eleanor Clift | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
We had six field-pieces, but we only took four, harnessed wit twice the usual number of horses.
twice a year the formal invitation was sent out by the old nobleman to his only son, and to his two nephews.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Afterwards we saw you once or twice at tea at the Ritz, and you took off your hat, so you must have remembered then.Rosemary in Search of a Father | C. N. Williamson
Our class has swelled to about a dozen persons now, and a good many others come and play to him once or twice and then go.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
One old aunt in particular visited him twice a year, and stayed six months each time.The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; | Various
British Dictionary definitions for twice
two times; on two occasions or in two cases: he coughed twice
double in degree or quantity: twice as long
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Other Idioms and Phrases with twice
see cheap at twice the price; lightning never strikes twice; once bitten, twice shy; think twice.
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