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a double taker

Something or someone that causes one to do a double take, i.e., look twice due to surprise or disbelief. His new sports car was a real double taker, and everyone gaped at it as he drove by. He was a double taker in his new tuxedo, grabbing the attention of both men and women alike.
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taker

n. one who accepts an offer; a buyer. Are there any takers for this fine, almost new caddy?
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However, such a test does not save much time for high-ability test takers who would have to proceed through most difficulty levels.
By defining the logic, the risk taker allows the distributor to more efficiently distribute the product, the customer sees reduced costs, and the reinsurer is provided a more predictable model.
In the original incident, a female hostage allegedly had consensual sex with one of the hostage takers.
Test takers have been notified of the price hike only on the website, and another price increase is scheduled for May.
Everton were not made to pay for the miss as Mirallas scored from open play to secure a fourth Premier League win in the last five but Martinez fielded questions after the game as to who was his first-choice taker.
Second, test takers can take the GRE revised General Test once every 30 days, and up to five times within any continuous rolling 12-month period.
This process may take time, and the negotiation team must employ patience and understanding and use active listening skills(3) in an effort to thoughtfully communicate with the hostage taker, defuse the conflict, and work toward establishing a level of rapport that allows them to explore problem-solving options and progress to a nonviolent resolution.
Test takers can register now for the GRE revised General Test at http://www.
Ashley Cole - has a reputation for being a good penalty-taker in training, although Frank Lampard is the designated taker at Chelsea.
This article provides a broad overview of the regulatory framework for non-bank deposit takers and the role of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand as the sector's prudential regulator.
But the probiotic takers' colds lasted two days less than the placebo takers' colds, and the probiotic takers had less coughing and other bronchial symptoms.
All of these analyses were performed for data collected under two different conditions: the first in which the test takers were only required to answer 80% of the items to receive a score, and the second in which the test-taker score was proportional to the number of items answered.
The rest of the residents were counted by census takers, who made home visits or telephoned.
22) Arguably, two hostage takers inside their own home talking between themselves and outside the presence of any hostage have a reasonable expectation of privacy.
Over the coming months, leading fixed income price makers are expected to add Brazilian domestic bonds and instruments to RTFI, bringing price takers a comprehensive service encompassing both international and national instruments.