Overtures - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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make overtures about doing something
to give hints about something; to present or suggest ideas. The company made overtures about hiring me. Tom is making overtures about inviting us to his country home next month.
make ˈovertures (to somebody) try to make friends, start a business relationship, have discussions, etc. with somebody: On my first day at work everyone made friendly overtures. ♢ If we want to stay in business I think we ought to start making overtures to the bank manager!