make a pass at

make a pass at
MAKE (SEXUAL) ADVANCES TO, proposition; informal come on to, make a play for; N. Amer. informal hit on, make time with, put the make on.
pass

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make a pass at
1. To aim a short blow at, especially ineffectually (informal)
2. To make an amorous advance to (informal)
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Main Entry:pass

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make a pass at
: to do or say something that clearly shows you want to begin a romantic or sexual relationship with (someone)

He made a pass at his wife's friend.

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Main Entry:pass

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • make a pass at someone — make a pass at (someone) to act toward someone in a way that shows a sexual interest in them. It seems as if those boys can t think of much more than fast cars and making passes at girls …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a pass at somebody — make a pass at sb idiom (informal) to try to start a sexual relationship with sb Main entry: ↑passidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a pass at — make a romantic approach to , woo , try to get a date with …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make a pass at — are you accusing Mr. Allen of making a pass at you Syn: make (sexual) advances to, proposition; informal come on to, make a play for, hit on, make time with, put the make on …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • make a pass at — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} Make advances toward a member of the opposite sex (usually man to a woman) with the goal of seducing the person. * /We ve been dating for four weeks but Joe has never even made a pass at me./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make a pass at — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} Make advances toward a member of the opposite sex (usually man to a woman) with the goal of seducing the person. * /We ve been dating for four weeks but Joe has never even made a pass at me./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make\ a\ pass\ at — v. phr. slang informal Make advances toward a member of the opposite sex (usually man to a woman) with the goal of seducing the person. We ve been dating for four weeks but Joe has never even made a pass at me …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make a pass at — (smb) make romantic advances to a member of the opposite sex He was fired because he made a pass at one of the women who he works with …   Idioms and examples

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