Definition of 'double-take'
Example sentences containing 'double take'
Not an identical one but the kind you do a double take with.The Sun (2007) The Sun (2015)
Hundreds of people from around the world have added their favourite snaps and the site is well worth a quick double take.The Sun (2008)
She glanced up, did a double take and then realised it was me.Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Sun (2014)
Trends of 'double-take'
View usage over:
Definition of double-take from the Collins English Dictionary
We take a look at the etymology behind the word 'election' on the run up to the UK General Election in June
Language expert Ian Brookes looks at the word 'election' and its origins.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.