reach first base with (someone or something)(redirected from reach first base with)
reach first base with (someone or something)
1. To successfully move through the initial phase of something. Primarily heard in US. I doubt we'll reach first base with this proposal—the board seems pretty skeptical.
2. slang To kiss someone. The term likens sexual acts to "hits" in baseball, in which a player advances to each base on the way to "scoring" (a slang term for engaging in sexual intercourse with someone). Primarily heard in US. A: "Did you reach first base with Dave last night?" B: "A lady doesn't kiss and tell!"
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