Definition of put the make on in English:

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put the make on

North American informal Make sexual advances to (someone).
Example sentences
  • He doesn't think Laura can handle Robert, and Luke is worried that Robert is putting the make on her.
  • After her uncle puts the make on her she takes off on her own using her feminine wiles to make it to the top.
  • He then sent me to the company psychiatrist who put the make on me, and then I really did scream to get out.
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