make a pass at

Definition of make a pass at

  1. :  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.

Word by Word Definitions

makeplay
  1. :  behave, act

    :  to begin or seem to begin (an action)

    :  to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. :  the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

    :  brand

    :  the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

passplay
  1. :  move, proceed, go

    :  to go away :  depart

    :  die

  1. :  a means (such as an opening, road, or channel) by which a barrier may be passed or access to a place may be gained

    :  a low place in a mountain range

    :  a position to be held usually against odds

  1. :  realization

    :  the act or an instance of passing :  passage

    :  a usually distressing or bad state of affairs


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