Which preposition to use with double

in Occurrences 97%

In March, the vegetation was more than doubled in depth and color; claytonia, calandrinia, a large white gilia, and two nemophilas were in bloom, together with a host of yellow composite, tall enough now to bend in the wind and show wavering ripples of shade.

of Occurrences 53%

The Breviary of St. Pius V., published in 1568, gives three classes of doubles: doubles of the first class, doubles of the second class, and doubles per annum.

on Occurrences 32%

The little fellow did not seem to be greatly alarmed, for we noted him often, when by doubling he had temporarily thrown off the dogs, squat himself down, and throw his long ears back in the direction of the sound that had been pursuing him; and when the dogs straightened upon his trail, and approached where he sat, he would bound nimbly away among the thick bushes to double on them again.

under Occurrences 22%

I was lying on my back, with one leg doubled under the other, and Pepper was licking my ears.

for Occurrences 17%

Which goes double for his gang.

with Occurrences 16%

To verify the supposition, let us observe if the 8 be seen often in couplesfor e is doubled with great frequency in Englishin such words, for example, as 'meet,' 'fleet,' speed,' 'seen,' 'been,' 'agree,' etc.

at Occurrences 15%

Our French editor thinks that the Imperial revenues ought to be doubled at once, on the ground of the too evident Income-pittance of the Emperor.

to Occurrences 13%

Merkle banged a hard double to right field, Herzog followed with a double to left field, Meyers singled to left field, and actually stole second under the noses of the Boston players.

as Occurrences 10%

Through these fertile meadows ran a majestic river, curving and doubling as if loath to leave such fair shores.

by Occurrences 8%

Warped with labour and twisted by toil, bent double by week-long work in the cramped coal galleries or half-blinded with years spent in front of white-hot fluid metal, these men still gilded their harsh and hopeless lives by their devotion to sport.

from Occurrences 8%

If e'er from me thy loved memorial part, May shame afflict this alienated heart; Of thee forgetful if I form a song, My lyre be broken, and untuned my tongue, My griefs be doubled from thy image free, And mirth a torment, unchastised by thee!

over Occurrences 6%

Another bullet sang to its accompanying report and the corporal, wounded in the thigh, doubled over vomiting curses.

without Occurrences 5%

In this way the power might be doubled without any increased expenditure of fuel per hour, and there would be a diminished expenditure per voyage in the proportion of the increased speed.

before Occurrences 4%

he shouted in a stifled voice; but the inspector and the detective simply doubled before him, and tried to hold their noses, whilst they laughed, and the light from their lanterns went dancing all over the place.

like Occurrences 3%

Mebbe I am hard to live with; but I don't play double like that; and as for nobody's loving me, these relations of mine never loved meany of 'emfrom the first.

after Occurrences 3%

So I doubled after him into a maze of tobacco and melon beds.

around Occurrences 3%

With their abundant families and scant provisions they had followed the trail up the Southwest Brook till it doubled around the mountain and led into a great silent wood, sheltered on every side by the encircling hills.

between Occurrences 3%

The 12. day in the morning, with the wind at West, we doubled between Castle Torneste, and the Island of Zante.

during Occurrences 3%

Wealth was sought in industry and economy, rather than in mines of gold and silver; so that wealth was doubled during this reign, and the population increased from four millions to six millions.

about Occurrences 2%

Since 1898, however, he has doubled about, or, perhaps more aptly, performed a journalistic somersaulthaving written a diffuse biography and other works dealing with Rizal.

across Occurrences 2%

Sometimes they doubled across the track he had already made.

along Occurrences 2%

I asked him to show me the famous Bersagliere trot, and by way of illustration we doubled along the road for about half a mile.

per Occurrences 2%

The Breviary of St. Pius V., published in 1568, gives three classes of doubles: doubles of the first class, doubles of the second class, and doubles per annum.

round Occurrences 2%

The fox has a good start, but now the hounds are nearing him, when with a sudden whisk he doubles round the ridge encircling a rice field, the hounds overshoot him, and ere they turn the fox has put the breadth of a good field between himself and his pursuers.

than Occurrences 2%

He said that he would rather have his pension doubled than a grant of a thousand pounds; 'For, (said he,) though probably I may not live to receive as much as a thousand pounds, a man would have the consciousness that he should pass the remainder of his life in splendour, how long soever it might be.'

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