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make a pass at:

To make sexual advances; to proposition ; to show sexual interest; to put a move (the moves) on someone. Used by, and of, either men or women.

SYNONYMS: hit-on-(someone) ; put the moves on (someone).


(1) Dorothy Parker: ' Men seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses .'
(2) Ronald (Groucho Marx) and Beatrice (Lisette Verea) in A Night in Casablanca (1946):
-- Ronald Kornblow: ' You're the most beautiful girl I've ever seen .'
-- Beatrice Reiner: ' Am I really? '
-- Ronald Kornblow: ' No, but I don't mind lying if it's going to get me somewhere .'

See Also: curb service

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