If looks could kill

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if looks could kill

a catchphrase said when someone makes a frown at someone or when someone casts a dirty look. Did you see the way she looked at me? If looks could kill... If looks could kill... What a nasty glare she gave me.
See also: could, if, kill, look

If looks could kill...

something that you say in order to describe the unpleasant or angry way in which someone looked at you I'll never forget the expression on her face when she saw me with Pete. If looks could kill...
See also: could, if, kill, look
References in classic literature ?
If ever a face meant death, if looks could kill, we saw it at that moment.
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