You'll notice yourself doing a double-take when you read this because it sounds like an elaborate prank from the Onion.
I must have done a double-take, like the Navy pilot who sees a UFO outside his cockpit.
The “Aduba double-take,” a phenomenon that fans of the show often fall victim to, is truly a testament to her feral performance.
Jerry started to sweat over the thing again, then suddenly did a double-take.
He thought of Bette, the inveterate explainer and double-take expert.
The whistle came from his lips this time, as he did a double-take at the figure which confronted him.
My heart did a double-take; one slip and he'd be off into the gorge, and the frost stung, melting under his bare fingers.
A sudden second look or a laugh or gesture over something one has at first ignored or accepted; a belated reaction: She suddenly caught the reference and did a double-take
: I double-took a little bit when she ordered a cigar (1940s+)