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Pointed remark

Posted by Henry on September 02, 2004

In Reply to: Question posted by karux on September 02, 2004

: what does"if looks could kill"mean?

It means that when someone gives you a hostile glare, it's such an extreme expression that if it was possible for a look to kill you, then this one would.

There's a similar expression, "He looked (or glared) daggers at me."