do\ a\ double\ take
- v. phr. informalTo look again in surprise; suddenly understand what is seen or said.
John did a double take when he saw Bill in girls' clothes.
When Ewie said she was quitting school, I did a double take.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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