English version

do a double take

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdo a double takedo a double takeSURPRISEDto look at someone or something again because you are very surprised by what you saw or heard double take
Examples from the Corpus
do a double takeColleagues and friends often walked past me in the hallway, then stopped and did a double take.He had to do a double take, bumping into a filing cabinet.When he got to Mrs Luegerhe had never known her first name-he did a double take.
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