# How to use 倍

Today we will have a look how to use the measure word 倍.

### Language points

The measure word 倍 indicates the quotient of one number divided by another. It is an unbound measure word, usually not followed by any noun. For example:

### Dialogue 2

 王静去买西红柿，她发现西红柿昨天三块五一斤，今天七块钱一斤，今天的价格是昨天的两倍。售货员说这种西红柿是“绿色”的，而且保证百分之百新鲜。每天吃一两个对皮肤有好处。王静买了两斤，先尝尝，一共花了十四块钱。