Fairborn, OH asked in Communications Law and Employment Law for Ohio

Q: If a man at works is angry with me and says he is going to "get me", has he communicated a threat?

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  • Cleveland, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: It could be interpreted that way. Threats are slippery because they depend so much on context. If the context is such that it genuinely frightened you and you believe he may act on it, then it's a threat. If the context is mostly friendly and you doubt he would do anything, then it probably isn't.

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  • Communications & Internet Law Lawyer
  • ISLAMABAD

A: It depends on the history of your relationship. If it remained like the way you explained, sometime angry and sometimes normal then meant differently and if it was the first time you interacted with him and he responded that way then better keep a distance and watch his behaviour.

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