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a double take
The act of looking twice due to surprise or disbelief. Everyone did a double take at his shiny new sports car as he drove by. Men and women alike did a double take when they saw him in his tuxedo.
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n. a surprised second look at something. Fred did a double take, then recognized Britney.
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