make a move on someone

make a move on someone
make a move on (someone) informal to try to start a romantic or sexual relationship with someone.

As soon as Ellen left the room, her boyfriend made a move on me.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • make a move on someone — informal phrase to try to start sexual activity with someone Thesaurus: to start a romantic or sexual relationshipsynonym Main entry: move …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a move on someone — informal to try to start sexual activity with someone …   English dictionary

  • make a move on someone — Vrb phrs. To approach and chat to a person with the objective of establishing a physical and sexual relationship …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • make a move on — (someone) informal to try to start a romantic or sexual relationship with someone. As soon as Ellen left the room, her boyfriend made a move on me …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a beeline for someone — make a beeline for (someone/something) to move quickly and directly toward someone or something. When the train finally arrived, cold and weary travelers made a beeline for it. Etymology: based on the idea that a bee travels in a direct path to… …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a move on — or put the moves on (slang, esp US) To make sexual advances to • • • Main Entry: ↑move * * * make a move on (or put the moves on) informal make a proposition to (someone), esp. of a sexual nature …   Useful english dictionary

  • move — move1 [ muv ] verb *** ▸ 1 change position ▸ 2 progress/develop ▸ 3 live in a different place ▸ 4 begin doing ▸ 5 change subject/time etc. ▸ 6 change opinion ▸ 7 affect someone emotionally ▸ 8 sell and get rid of ▸ 9 go very fast ▸ 10 make formal …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • move */*/*/ — I UK [muːv] / US [muv] verb Word forms move : present tense I/you/we/they move he/she/it moves present participle moving past tense moved past participle moved 1) [intransitive/transitive] to change position, or to make someone or something… …   English dictionary

  • move — [muːv] verb [intransitive, transitive] 1. informal if a product moves, or if a shop, dealer etc moves it, it sells very quickly: • These computer games are moving very fast. The kids love them. • The company isn t moving enough product. 2. to… …   Financial and business terms

  • make a beeline for something — make a beeline for (someone/something) to move quickly and directly toward someone or something. When the train finally arrived, cold and weary travelers made a beeline for it. Etymology: based on the idea that a bee travels in a direct path to… …   New idioms dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”