Definition of come on to in US English:

come on to

phrasal verb

  • Make sexual advances toward.

    • ‘There is a lady at work who is constantly coming on to me.’
    • ‘‘She seems to always be coming on to me, and it's really starting to get awkward,’ he said as he sat down on the counter.’
    • ‘He came on to me, and before I knew what was happening, we were in the sack.’
    • ‘One woman did come on to me when I was 19 or 21, when I was at the end of drama school.’
    • ‘Even more, I don't want to come on to her and end up making work a difficult place for her to be.’
    • ‘They read poetry and talked until four in the morning, but she didn't think he was interested, because he wasn't coming on to her.’
    • ‘She basically said he was coming on to her when he knew she was my girl.’
    • ‘The three of us worked together and I was worried that I wouldn't survive working with him because it would hurt too much to see him come on to her.’
    • ‘On top of that, she showed up at my house drunk and came on to me in front of my parents.’
    • ‘They really came on to me, with intense bedroom eyes and all that kind of stuff.’
    court, woo, pursue, run after, seek the company of, make advances to, make up to, flirt with, romance
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