try it on

idiom

Definition of try it on

British, informal
1 : to behave badly so that someone becomes annoyed or angry often + withDon't take any notice of him—he's only trying it on with you.
2 : to try to start a sexual relationship with someone often + withHe tried it on with a girl at the pub.

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“Try it on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/try%20it%20on. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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