put the make on someone

put the make on (one)

To make sexual advances on or propositions to someone; to try to have sex with someone. John got a bit too drunk and started putting the make on me, so I had to leave the party. I think that woman is putting the make on your husband!
See also: make, on, put

put the make on someone

and put the moves on someone and put the hard word on someone
tv. to attempt to seduce or proposition someone. I think he was beginning to put the make on me. I’m glad I left. I put the hard word on her and she clobbered me!
See also: make, on, put