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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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Additionally, the growing acceptance of the TOEIC tests around the world means test takers can advance their careers at a wider range of organizations.
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.
IELTS is designed to encourage test takers to enhance their real world English effectively," Cambridge ESOL's Mike Milanovic concluded.
From years gone by the one thing that comes out is that when a manager walked out to the centre circle they had no idea who his best penalty takers were.
It's a great feeling to know I've won the title of best penalty taker in the country.
After being briefed on the situation, the team members establish a negotiations operations center (NOC), which becomes the point of contact between the hostage takers and the institution's command center.
The giver's willingness to help others attracts takers at a subconscious level.
In creating this test, ETS built an Internet-like database, which test takers are asked to explore to find very specific information.
Between 1951 and 1963, the number of test takers went from 81,000 to nearly 1 million; test scores rose slightly' Moreover, the percentage of test takers remained relatively constant between 1972 and 1984 (see Figure 1).
Moreover, the lowest 10 states had twice as many high school juniors taking the test and 14 times as many SAT takers overall.
Test takers respond to items on their (client) computers and may send their responses back to the server as FORM data, or their responses to dichotomously scored items may be scored clientside by means of a scoring script written in JavaScript.
Automation of underwriting logic allows risk takers to consistently apply the selection and pricing rules to the segment of the market that they wish to attract.
Census takers can expect to be paid about pounds 400.
Despite their ordeal, after the incident, the hostages reported that they had no ill feelings toward the hostage takers and, further, that they feared the police more than their captors.