Translation of double take in Spanish:

double take

Pronunciation ///ˈˌdəbəl ˈteɪk/


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    to do a double take reaccionar (tardíamente)
    • She loves the double takes when people spot the bright tattoo on her front tooth.
    • Pedestrians do double takes as they walk past the group and one woman on her cellphone starts laughing and telling her friend what she's looking at.
    • He smiled at Will, turned away, and then turned back for a double take.
    • She can never completely ignore the double take she gets from passers-by.
    • As I went over to thank him, his deliberate double take was flattering and funny.
    • The make-up of the semi-final had caused a load of double takes among the Frimley Green faithful, as both were unseeded, and rated as 50-1 outsiders before the tournament began.
    • Something caught my attention, I forget what it was, so I did a double take and stepped back a few paces to get a better look.
    • One other person goes by the door, stops and does a double take, then goes on to fill his cup.
    • He did a double take, then kept looking from his picture back to her.
    • People were doing double takes when they saw him.
    • Half the people you meet will do a double take and make gestures at you, hinting that you've got something in your eye.
    • Diners at an Italian restaurant did a double take after seeing 24 young clowns arriving for dinner.
    • I walked down one of Manchester's main shopping streets with him and heads just didn't stop turning - people were doing double takes all the time!
    • Perhaps then, men will not be the only ones doing double takes.
    • What with my page three story in a Scottish tabloid I was getting double takes all night.
    • I had to do a double take to see that was in fact the CEO, because he sounded a lot like a pilot.
    • He looked at the moonlight pouring in from the stairs and did a double take as his eyes caught something.
    • I did a double take when a slim blonde emerged from the cafe, a Hillary lookalike, but it's symptomatic of what is going on.
    • We'd never been before, but the gleamingly-new interior design overload still made us do a double take.
    • While driving, you do get a lot of interest, a few double takes and some people laughing at you quite openly, but on first impression I found it rather endearing.