put the make on someone
put the make on (one)
To make sexual advances on or propositions to one; to try to have sex with one. 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!
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put the make on someoneand 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!
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