to play hard to get
/plˈeɪ hˈɑːɹd tə ɡˈɛt/
to act as though one is not interested in another person's romantic or sexual advances in order to increase their interest or desire
to make the first move
/mˌeɪk ðə fˈɜːst mˈuːv/
to make it clear that one is interested in having a romantic or sexual relationship with someone
pick-up line
/pˈɪkˌʌp lˈaɪn/
a flirtatious comment used to initiate a conversation with someone, often with the intention of expressing romantic or sexual interest in them
to throw oneself at sb
/θɹˈoʊ wʌnsˈɛlf æt ˌɛsbˈiː/
to make it too obvious that one is interested in having a relationship with someone, often one that is sexual and not romantic
to make a move on sb
/mˌeɪk ɐ mˈuːv ˌɑːn ˌɛsbˈiː/
to try to begin a sexual or romantic relationship with a particular person
to win / capture / steal one's heart
/wˈɪn kˈæptʃɚ stˈiːl wˈʌnz hˈɑːɹt/
to earn someone's affection, love, or admiration through one's actions, words, or gestures
to give sb the (glad) eye
/ɡˈɪv ˌɛsbˈiː ðə ɡlˈæd ˈaɪ/
to look at someone in a way that reveals one is sexually interested in them
to sweep sb off one's feet
/swˈiːp ˌɛsbˈiː ˈɔf wˈʌnz fˈiːt/
to make someone have intense romantic feelings for one
to charm the pants off sb
/tʃˈɑːɹm ðə pˈænts ˈɔf ˌɛsbˈiː/
to cause a person to become greatly interested in one, particularly in the first encounter
to have designs on sb
/hæv dɪzˈaɪnz ˌɑːn ˌɛsbˈiː/
to desire someone to be one's sexual partner
the hots for sb
/ðə hˈɑːts fɔːɹ ˌɛsbˈiː/
intense feelings of romantic or sexual attraction for someone
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