If you want to know how to be mean and intimidating when you need to be, see Step 1 to be on your way.So, you're asking yourself "WHAT does it mean when someone says that you look intimidating and scary looking"? Check the way you're dealing with other people. It means that TO THIS PERSON your body language and your whole appearance is making him fear you. The reasons could be in HIM, but it could also be YOU. Therefore, you first ask yourself WHO said that and under what circumstances. Close 90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing.These words appear in red, and are graded with stars.However, there are times when it's absolutely necessary to scare people off a little bit and to assert yourself.
One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
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You see: IF you were angry at that time and you had your "I'm-gonna-rip-your-ass"-face on, THEN it is quite understandable that someone might have called you "intimidating and scary looking"...
IF, however, you were in a good mood, the sky was blue, birds were singing and butterflies were fluttering AND someone said to you that you were "intimidating and scary looking" THEN you could take a long, hard and critical look into the next available mirror... Is that the body language of a relaxed man or of some beast ready to attack?
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