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Double whammy


(Old fashioned) Twice the impact; two bad occurrences. Implies that not just one but two disasters occured. (Compare to Body slam, One-two punch or To top it off.)

“She hit me with a double whammy when she said  she didn’t like me plus she prefers to date my brother.”

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