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Traded on looks

Posted by RRC on September 04, 2008 at 12:46

In Reply to: Traded on looks posted by Hillary on September 04, 2008 at 11:42:

: Has anyone heard of this? I got asked if I have ever "Traded on looks?" by a man who is a bit of an arrogant person in his everyday life. I had no idea what he was trying to say. What does this mean? Thanks!

It means to use your physical appearance to achieve some goal. When stopped for speeding, the beautiful girl traded on her looks to avoid getting a ticket.