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    If looks can kill

    What is "If looks can kill?"

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    If someone stares very angrily at someone we 'If looks could kill', meaning that the person is very angry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    If someone stares very angrily at someone we 'If looks could kill', meaning that the person is very angry.
    Could you give me a couple examples?

    BMO

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmo
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    If someone stares very angrily at someone we 'If looks could kill', meaning that the person is very angry.
    Could you give me a couple examples?

    BMO
    Normally, I hear "If looks could kill." It means If looks could kill, you would be dead (based on the way someone was looking at you).

    John got home at 3 a.m. drunk. His wife was unhappy.

    Bill asks John how his wife reacted. John says "If looks could kill."

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    Thanks.

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    Just think:

    If your eyes could shoot bullets ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by MW
    Just think:

    If your eyes could shoot bullets ....
    I found this on the Internet:

    "His eyes shoot bullets of rage into me."

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