How to use Double-edged in a sentence
The rising popularity of the mobile phone has really presented a double-edged sword.
A cuttingout knife, for slicing through textiles, began double-edged (26) in the 1st Dynasty, and went through many single-edged forms (27-29) until it died out in the XXth Dynasty (Man, 1901, 123).
Finding and choosing kids' computer games can be a double-edged sword for parents.
The sword is of Greek and Roman age, always double-edged and of iron.
This popularity of hip hop is a bit of a double-edged sword, however.Advertisement
That was a double-edged hurt, though, because Alex adored his adoptive father.
Bayle also paraded the opposition between reason and revelation; but the argument in his hands is a double-edged weapon, and when he extols the merits of submissive faith his sincerity is at least questionable.
They carried double-edged swords and short daggers for use hand to hand, the steel of which was hardened b y being buried underground; their defensive armour was a light Gallic shield or a round wicker buckler, and greaves of felt round their legs.
Or, if applicable, it is double-edged.
In this sense the stereotyping process is a " double edged sword " either potentially promoting socially beneficent norms or negating them.Advertisement
However, the ability for humans to contemplate the world they inhabit is a double-edged sword.
Look at v.12, " These are the words of him who has the sharp, double-edged sword " .
It is, however, as Cardinal Hergenrdther points out, possible to exaggerate its importance in this respect; a charter purporting to be a grant by an emperor to a pope of spiritual as well as temporal jurisdiction was at best a double-edged weapon; and the popes generally preferred to base their claim to universal sovereignty on their direct commission as vicars of God.
Lord, you tell us that your word is living and active, sharper than any double-edged sword.
Look at v.12, " These are the words of him who has the sharp, double-edged sword ".Advertisement
Romance can be a double edged sword for the Virgo man.
Asking which Chinese zodiac signs are compatible can be a double edged sword.
This success was a double edged sword in some ways for Phair.
Protection. The Internet is a double edged sword - you want to have connections with people, but that makes your data and site vulnerable to hackers and other malware.
Russian aid, though promptly offered, was too double-edged a weapon to be used save at the last extremity.Advertisement
The flesh was removed with a double-edged two-handled knife and this could be processed to make gelatin and glue.
A Bomber Bird on your farm is a double-edged sword.
The yellow version is a single-bladed model while the blue one is a double-edged sword.
The message board live posts are a double-edged sword, however, because the fans offering the recaps may only focus on their favorite storylines or slant the actions of characters based on their own personal viewpoints.
The loss of her memory is a double-edged sword because it frees Rosalinda from the grief of Fernando's abandonment and losing Erika, but it also robs her of the love she associated with them.Advertisement