One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Attempt to deceive or seduce someone.‘you'd better not be trying it on with me’
- ‘"He's trying it on with me but he's got a 7 months pregnant girlfriend!"’
- ‘The line manager should not be 'trying it on' with workers - that is sexual harassment.’
- 1.1 Deliberately test someone's patience to see how much one can get away with.
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