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pitch (the) woo

Inf. to kiss and caress; to woo someone. (Old but still heard.) They were out by the barn pitching woo. Old Ted can hardly see any more, but he can still pitch the woo.
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woo someone away (from someone or something)

to lure someone away from someone or something; to seduce someone away from someone or something. The manager of the new bank wooed all the tellers away from the old bank. They wooed away all the experienced people.
See also: away, woo

pitch woo

Court, make love to, flatter, as in They sat on the porch swing, pitching woo, or He's an excellent salesman, adept at pitching woo. This idiom, which may be obsolescent, uses pitch in the sense of "talk." [Slang; early 1800s]
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pitch (the) woo

tv. to kiss and caress; to woo (someone). (Old but still heard.) Old Ted can hardly see any more, but he can still pitch the woo.
See also: pitch, woo

pitch woo

verb
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There's a lot of places where you go and you have to be quiet and tense for your whole meal,'' Woo said.
Leaving his native Hong Kong, Woo struck out for America in 1974.
Vasiliou was looking to sell to retire and relax, and Woo was drawn in by the pleasant surroundings.
Whatever weaknesses Woo displayed during this 10-year tenure, they were amplified by the money crunch imposed by the business side.
While the Post has shown marked improvement since the appointment of Richard Well as managing editor, its transformation into a paper of stature will require much more in resources than Woo ever had.
Today's graduation market is a lot different from that of even a decade ago," Woos said.
Woos said growing numbers of graduates are also sending cards to each other.