double for - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] cinema
present tense
I/you/we/theydouble for
he/she/itdoubles for
present participledoubling for
past tensedoubled for
past participledoubled for
  1. double for someone to take the place of an actor by pretending to be them in difficult or dangerous parts of a film

    He doubled for Roger Moore in the film Octopussy.

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See also main entry: double