double in brass

амер.;
разг. выполнять работу дополнительную к основной;
работать по совместительству I think we should appoint this man, because he can double in brass by writing as well as printing the magazine. ≈ По-моему, нам следует взять этого человека, потому что он может как писать, так и печатать.

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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