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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.
See also: double, taker

taker

n. one who accepts an offer; a buyer. Are there any takers for this fine, almost new caddy?
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Test takers working in schools with more black students and more students who qualify for free or reduced-price meals at school fail more frequently than those who work with less.
As he details in his book, people can be broken into three personality groups: Givers, Takers and Matchers.
What message we are sending abroad that our care taker chairman can't decide anything about cricket and in such a scenario how other cricket boards across the world can support PCB on decision makings on certain issues regarding future tours of their teams to Pakistan and holding of their series at neutral venues as no foreign team is visiting Pakistan owing to security concerns for past many years ", he asserted.
The second research question was answered by examining the shifts in the not taken and taken yes/no responses of whether the test taker saw the test as similar or different to their classroom reading and writing activities (not taken Q45 and Q46; taken Q47 and Q48).
Overall the regulations will serve to improve investor confidence, as well as promote improved risk management by deposit takers," Mr Spencer concluded.
The Evening Gazette teamed up with Wash & Go to find the region's top penalty taker.
It is important for the team to remain quiet while the negotiator contacts the hostage taker to avoid misunderstandings and to hear the reaction of the inmate.
Based on the situation, we all have a little giver and taker in us.
PICTURE TAKER gathers photos celebrating his 42- year career, presenting a hundred black and white photos from his many images.
On top of that, Trophy Taker was a very small one-man company with no name and no track record.
If you feel you could be a Taker you need to accept it and tell yourself you no longer need to drain energy from other people.
Results will show whether a test taker needs basic ICT instruction, or if he or she is properly prepared to enroll in a technology-rich course or academic program.
A DEBATE over who should be England's penalty taker was raging in the camp last night after David Beckham's miss cost his side a win over France.
I have not taken the test, but I can say that I am not a very good test taker.
Based on the test taker's responses, the computer selects items of appropriate difficulty thereby avoiding delivering items that are too difficult or too easy for a test taker, but instead selects more items at the test taker's level of ability than a non-adaptive test could include.