do (double) duty

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do (double) duty

1. To do two things simultaneously. It's sometimes tough to do double duty as an accountant and a mom, but we really needed a second income.
2. To be able to serve two functions. Don't worry, this space can do double duty as a guest room and an office.
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Now researchers think it's doing double duty: By feeding our deep-seated gut flora, it's potentially staving off future pounds.
"The decor isn't what you'd normally picture for a playroom, but since the room is doing double duty as the entry, and it's the first room you see, I didn't want it to feel too childish."
They are also the Wilsons (the same actors doing double duty), but some sort of demented, disfigured Mr.
If we all knew Shakespeare's classic by way of script or verse, the ballet performer's challenge is something else: straddling emotion and technique, performing lifts and turns while staying faithfully in character, doing double duty as actor and dancer.
Yet, she is the one doing double duty, managing her home and wearing a second hat as the family's sole breadwinner.
The actress-television host posted an Instagram photo of Soriano doing double duty: with him being in the director's seat while he is being a dad to their 2-year-old son, Seve.
Laney, doing double duty as the band's manager, is a "Yoko" whose sex appeal changes the group's dynamic.
"We are a city of neighborhoods that attracts people from all over the world." She jokingly adds, "I took some personal enjoyment in doing double duty by holding down the L and the T for the city council."
By changing out what they call their "cling tab" and their "hinge tab" you can convert the holster from OWB to IWB and back again, doing double duty. Something I really like about this rig is the fact it's ultra-lightweight and has a very small footprint.
I was doing double duty trying to be a supportive partner while also being like, 'Can I please, for the love of God, not think about 'Mother!' for one second?'" she said.
Ideally these people would "owe me one," so I could arm twist them into attending or doing double duty. I also had a nagging feeling that I was not being creative with the opportunity presented by this crisis.
Yovan learned how to take care of his arm while doing double duty as a pitcher and hitter at Westview High School in Beaverton.
Doing double duty as director and lead actor, award winner Kevin Kline tackles Shakespeares most famous melancholy Dane in Hamlet (1990)
That might bring Haller into it as well." These days, Connelly's doing double duty: writing books, and working on the Amazon "Bosch" series.
A perfect example of a line that is doing double duty is Pacifica Suncare, which debuted exclusively in Target Corp.