The person straightens the tie.
Discomfort The person feels insecure or prepares for an important meeting.
or Desire The person dresses up for the other(s).
“Look, I am beautiful.”
The context is important for the meaning. If the person is stressed, the gesture covers the sensitive jugular notch and the neck. Then, it is a defensive pose. In the case of flirtation or an interview, we would like to look the best.
This is one out of 63 gestures from the body language trainer.