put the hard word on someone

put the hard word on (someone)

1. 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 hard word on me, so I decided to leave the party. I think that woman is putting the hard word on your husband!
2. To put undue or excessive pressure on someone to accept or acquiesce to one's requests or demands. Primarily heard in Australia, Canada. The president has reportedly been putting the hard word on Japan to join in a trade agreement.
See also: hard, on, put, word

put the hard word on someone

verb
See also: hard, on, put, someone, word