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    Who are the 'dubs'?

    I can't find in any dictionary the definition of the word 'dub' that fits the following context (a person is describing a football match he took part in):
    It's the seventh minute into a match and we're up against one of the top dubs in Britain.
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    Re: Who are the 'dubs'?

    Are you sure you didn't misread "clubs"? The combination of "c" and "l" together can look like a "d" in some fonts and sizes.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Who are the 'dubs'?

    Thank you very much! Yes, I think it's clubs.
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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