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= twin, two (2).
Ex. These twin objectives are, in practice, not possible to achieve simultaneously.
Ex. The second part of this volume combines the proceedings of the two 1977 institutes held in New York and Los Angeles.
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* a dos niveles = two-tier.
* a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
* argumento que presenta los dos puntos de vista = two-sided argument.
* arma de dos filos = double-edged sword.
* asalto a dos bandas = two-pronged attack.
* autobús de dos pisos = double-decker bus.
* cada dos = every other.
* cada dos años = biennially.
* cada dos días = every other day.
* cada dos minutos = every other minute.
* cada dos por tres = all the time, now and again, often [oftener -comp., oftenest -sup.], frequently, every other minute, every five minutes, every few minutes.
* cada dos semanas = biweekly [bi-weekly].
* comer a dos carrillos = stuff + Posesivo + face.
* Comida + de dos platos = two course + Comida.
* comida de dos platos y postre = three-course meal.
* como dos gotas de agua = as alike as two peas in a pod.
* con dos caras = double-faced.
* con dos facetas = double-faced.
* con las dos manos = two handed [two-handed].
* construido en dos niveles = split-level.
* con tejado a dos aguas = gabled.
* de dos caras = two-sided, two-faced.
* de dos días de duración = two-day [2-day].
* de dos en dos = two at a time.
* de dos letras = two-letter.
* de dos niveles = two-tier.
* de dos páginas = two-page.
* de dos partidos políticos = bipartisan [bi-partisan].
* de dos patas = two-legged.
* de dos piernas = two-legged.
* de dos pies = two-legged.
* de dos plantas = two-storey [two-story].
* de dos tonalidades = bitonal.
* de dos tonos = bitonal.
* de dos volúmenes = two-volume.
* de las dos maneras = in both ways.
* dividir en dos = halve, bisect, rend in + two.
* dos años = two-year period.
* dos entuertos no hacen un derecho = two wrongs do not make a right.
* dos no se pelean si uno no quiere = it takes two to tangle, it takes two to tango, it takes two to make a quarrel.
* dos peniques = tuppence.
* dos puntos (:) = colon (:).
* dos semanas = fortnight.
* dos son compañía, tres multitud = two is a company, three is a crowd.
* dos tercios (2/3) = two thirds (2/3).
* dos veces = doubly, twice.
* dos veces al año = twice yearly [twice-yearly], semiannual [semi-annual].
* dos veces a la semana = twice-weekly, biweekly [bi-weekly], twice a week.
* durante los dos últimos meses = over the last couple of months.
* en dos años = over a two-year period.
* en dos lenguas = bilingually.
* en dos niveles = split-level.
* en dos palabras = in a nutshell.
* en dos volúmenes = two-volume.
* en los dos últimos meses = over the last couple of months.
* entre dos fuegos = crossfire.
* en un dos por tres = in a flash, at the drop of a hat, in the blink of an eye, in no time, right away, in a jiffy, in a trice.
* en uno o dos segundos = in an instant or two.
* espada de dos filos = sword with two edges, two-edged sword.
* estar a dos velas = not have a bean.
* familia con dos coches = two-car family.
* familia con dos sueldos = two-income family.
* familia en la que los dos padres trabajan = dual-income family.
* familia en la que los dos miembros trabajan = two-parent working family.
* grado de proximidad entre dos = betweenness.
* hender en dos = rend in + two.
* los dos = both, both of them, both of which.
* medir a dos raseros = double standard.
* molde de dos hojas = two-sheet mould.
* nadar entre dos aguas = sit on + the fence, fall between + two stools.
* ninguno de los dos = neither, neither of them.
* no + haber + dos + Nombre que = no two + Nombre.
* no hay dos sin tres = things + come in threes.
* no tener dos dedos de frente = as thick as a brick, as thick as two (short) planks, knucklehead.
* pagar dos veces = double-pay.
* para pelearse hacen falta dos = it takes two to tangle, it takes two to tango, it takes two to make a quarrel.
* partir en dos = halve, rend in + two.
* pensárselo dos veces = think + twice.
* por dos años = two-year.
* provechoso para los dos = mutually beneficial.
* rasgar en dos = rend in + two.
* ser arma de dos filos = be a mixed blessing.
* ser dos mundos completamente distintos = be poles apart.
* sin pensárselo dos veces = without a second thought, spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment, at the drop of a hat.
* sofá de dos plazas = love seat, two-seater sofa.
* sofá para dos = love seat, two-seater sofa.
* tener lo mejor de los dos mundos = have + the best of both worlds.
* una vez cada dos semanas = once a fortnight.
* uno de los dos investigadores principales = co-principal investigator.
* vehículo de dos ruedas en línea = two-wheeler.
* verificar dos veces = double-check [doublecheck].

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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