double down

Polish translation: podwoić wysiłki/podjąć dalsze ryzyko

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English term or phrase:double down
Polish translation:podwoić wysiłki/podjąć dalsze ryzyko
Entered by: Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.

14:09 Oct 8, 2018
English to Polish translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: double down
X fights to double down on a big payday.
Streszczenie odcinka serialu. Raczej nie gra w karty :) Chce zwiększyć zyski?
malgorzatamaria
Poland
Local time: 04:57
podwoić wysiłki/podjąć dalsze ryzyko
Explanation:

to double down is take a further risk in a situation or passionately re-commit one’s efforts to a cause or course of action.
https://www.dictionary.com/e/slang/double-down/
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Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
United States
Local time: 22:57
Grading comment
Dziękuję, Frank. Wybacz, że tak późno.
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3 +1podwoić wysiłki/podjąć dalsze ryzyko
Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
Summary of reference entries provided
What does it mean "double down" on something?
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19 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
podwoić wysiłki/podjąć dalsze ryzyko


Explanation:

to double down is take a further risk in a situation or passionately re-commit one’s efforts to a cause or course of action.
https://www.dictionary.com/e/slang/double-down/

Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
United States
Local time: 22:57
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 510
Grading comment
Dziękuję, Frank. Wybacz, że tak późno.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Miroslaw Szewczyk
15 hrs
  -> Dziękuję Mirosławie. Serdecznie pozdrawiam.
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57 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Reference: What does it mean "double down" on something?

Reference information:
Outside of gambling, it is an expression that means you commit to your decision instead of giving up, even though it means you might lose even more. - https://www.reddit.com/r/EnglishLearning/comments/77k60h/wha...

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To "double down" means to "commit oneself even further, even though one is already in a risky situation." - https://forum.wordreference.com/threads/double-down.1663484/

geopiet
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish
PRO pts in category: 271

Peer comments on this reference comment (and responses from the reference poster)
agree  Tomasz Poplawski
1 day 4 hrs
  -> dziękuję
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