do\ a\ double\ take

v. phr. informal
To 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". . 1997.

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