throw oneself at (someone)

idiom

informal
: 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).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/throw%20oneself%20at%20%28someone%29. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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