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    Question Giving Dirty Looks

    Hello,

    What does "Giving Dirty Looks"?
    Is it looking at someone with despise or what?

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    Re: Giving Dirty Looks

    You don't like what someone is saying or doing, and either are prevented from saying so or are too shy or nervous to tell them what you think. So you use facial expression to indicate disapproval.

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    Re: Giving Dirty Looks

    Thanks Anglika.
    Do you have a picture or a link to a video showing someone giving dirty looks? I need to see how it exactly looks.
    I googled, but all I got was photos of a band called "Dirty Looks".

    Thanks again.

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    Re: Giving Dirty Looks

    In this scene from Frasier, Niles gives Frasier a dirty look at :10 (when he says "Don't direct me!"). At 2:55 Frasier gives Gil Chesterson a dirty look as he says "killing the last survivor of the Fairservice family." Frasier also casts a dirty look at Niles after Niles says "Ha!" at 5:06.

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    Re: Giving Dirty Looks

    Thanks.
    I searched for the scene on youtube and luckily found it:

    YouTube - Frasier - Ham Radio - Final Part

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    Re: Giving Dirty Looks

    I'm so sorry my link didn't go through on my original post! I'm glad you found the video.

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