make a pass at someone

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. 2014.

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  • make a pass at someone — phrase to try to start a sexual relationship with someone, for example by talking to them or touching them in a sexual way Thesaurus: to start a romantic or sexual relationshipsynonym Main entry: pass …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a pass at someone — to try to start a sexual relationship with someone, for example by talking to them or touching them in a sexual way …   English dictionary

  • 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 — 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 * * * make a pass at 1. To aim a short blow at, especially ineffectually (informal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • make something over to someone — TRANSFER, sign over, turn over, hand over/on/down, give, leave, bequeath, bestow, pass on, assign, consign, entrust; Law devolve, convey. → make …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a pass — show that you feel romantic toward someone    Julie made a pass at me. She sent me a love note and smiled at me …   English idioms

  • pass — pass1 [ pæs ] verb *** ▸ 1 go past something ▸ 2 move somewhere ▸ 3 be successful on test ▸ 4 give/let someone have something ▸ 5 spend time or be spent ▸ 6 kick/hit/throw ball to someone ▸ 7 make law, etc. official ▸ 8 be unable to answer ▸ 9… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pass — I UK [pɑːs] / US [pæs] verb Word forms pass : present tense I/you/we/they pass he/she/it passes present participle passing past tense passed past participle passed *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to go past something They stopped at the… …   English dictionary

  • pass — pass1 W1S1 [pa:s US pæs] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(go past)¦ 2¦(move/go)¦ 3¦(put)¦ 4¦(road/river etc)¦ 5¦(give)¦ 6¦(give information)¦ 7¦(time)¦ 8¦(exam/test)¦ 9¦(law/proposal)¦ 10¦(happen)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pass — 1 verb 1 GO PAST (I, T) to come up to a particular point or object and go past it: The crowd parted to let the truck pass. | They kept quiet until the soldiers had passed. | pass sb/sth: We passed each other on the staircase. | I pass the sports… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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