Doubles: Pair of Words that usually go together

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A series on English Grammar


Doubles are words that habitually go together, as in

out and out

neck and neck

over and over

hale and hearty

rant and rave

fast and furious

hue and cry

stuff and nonsense

rough and ready

might and main

give and take

ups and downs

fair and square

high and dry

wear and tear

Doubles are also sometimes called Dyads.

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