throw oneself at (someone)


: to try too hard to attract the attention of (someone one is sexually attracted to)
Stop throwing yourself at him. You'll look desperate.

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“Throw oneself at (someone).” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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