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    looking the part of a man

    Please make the following in red clear for me.

    Salmon P. Chase was the Chesterfield of the Cabinet: strikingly handsome, six feet two inches tall, looking the part of a man born to rule, cultured, a classical scholar, master of three languages .....

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    Re: looking the part of a man

    As I read it, it means "with the aspect of a man who is a natural leader".
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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