make a pass at


: to do or say something that clearly shows one wants to begin a romantic or sexual relationship with (someone)
He made a pass at his wife's friend.

Examples of make a pass at in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Chandler makes a huge decision to quit his job after a female coworker tries to make a pass at him. Eric Todisco, Peoplemag, 23 Dec. 2022

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“Make a pass at.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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