make a move on

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make a move on (one)

To attempt to attract one romantically. The term is usually used negatively. Ew, that guy made a move on you? He's like twice your age.
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make a move on someone

to attempt to seduce someone. Was he making a move on me? I think he was. Jed is known for making moves on young women.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

make a move on (or put the moves on)

make a proposition to someone, especially of a sexual nature. informal
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