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try it on

To try to start a sexual relationship.
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“ Tell her I’ll be outside the house from eleven o’clock onwards. Tell her to leave the morning-room window open and to switch on the light in her bedroom when it’s safe for me to come in.”

Submitted on January 20, 2019

Additional definitions for 'try it on':

try it onTo test someone to see how much bad behaviour they will tolerate; to try to deceive someone to see how gullible they are.
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