if looks could kill, I'd be dead right now

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used to mean that someone looked at one in a very angry wayI've never seen her so angry. If looks could kill, I'd be dead right now. often used in the shortened form if looks could killI've never seen her so angry. If looks could kill!

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“If looks could kill, I'd be dead right now.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/if%20looks%20could%20kill%2C%20I%27d%20be%20dead%20right%20now. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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