put the moves on

idiom

US, informal
: to do or say things in an effort to start a sexual relationship with someone
He accused me of trying to put the moves on his girlfriend.

Examples of put the moves on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jasmine put the moves on — even with cameras around — and tried to get Gino to engage in some intimate time. Kelly Wynne, Peoplemag, 19 June 2023 Jasmine put the moves on — even with cameras around — and tried to get Gino to engage in some intimate time. Kelly Wynne, Peoplemag, 19 June 2023 Then the rooster can put the moves on the females. Avery Hurt, Discover Magazine, 25 Mar. 2022 The next day, Chuggs and Liam put the moves on every woman in the villa. Charlotte Walsh, Vulture, 3 July 2021

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“Put the moves on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20the%20moves%20on. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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