Idiom: Shoot daggers at someone
idiom: shoot daggers at someone
- to look at someone in a very angry way
- to glare at someone
- When my daughter told everyone I was celebrating my 70th birthday I shot daggers at her and then turned and smiled at everyone else.
- My boss shot daggers at me when I told everyone at the meeting that I'd written the report by myself.
- My husband shot daggers at his mother when she started to say she would see us Friday evening. That's when I knew they were planning a surprise for our anniversary.
- I shot daggers at my father when he told an embarrassing story from my teenage years.
- Did you see Karen shoot daggers at her boyfriend during dinner? I wonder what that was all about.
- My sister shot daggers at us when we offered to take her kids out for ice cream.
- My best friend shot daggers at me because I laughed when the guy she's dating said she was a great cook. For some reason he thought she'd actually cooked dinner last night.
- Is everything okay? I saw you shooting daggers at me just a moment ago.
- give someone the evil eye
- give someone a dirty look
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