flirt with

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Verb1.flirt with - take into consideration, have in viewflirt with - take into consideration, have in view; "He entertained the notion of moving to South America"
contemplate - consider as a possibility; "I contemplated leaving school and taking a full-time job"
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To flirt with Hetty was a very different affair from flirting with a pretty girl of his own station: that was understood to be an amusement on both sides, or, if it became serious, there was no obstacle to marriage.
I have heard her scolded as though she were any ordinary earthly housemaid, and I have seen the butcher's boy trying to flirt with her without a touch of reverence.
I'm not trying to flirt with you, though I suppose you think I am
Go and flirt with Berg as much as you please," she finished quickly.
One of them did try to flirt with her once and she froze him out--so bad, I feel sure he's never got himself thawed since.
But the 24-year-old said she enjoys a harmless flirt with strangers.
More than half of men (54%) will flirt with a woman even if he is not interested in pursuing a relationship with her.
London, Apr 21 ( ANI ): Men who flirt with their female colleagues do so because they are bored of their job and are lacking in sensitivity, a new study has claimed.
I know you're meant to flirt with people who you like, but I don't know how to.
For instance, 11% of men who took our test would easily and shamelessly flirt with a female officer to get out of a ticket, compared to 8% of women.
Be careful about who you flirt with and always avoid total strangers.
WORKERS are more likely to flirt with their boss to get promotion than they were a few years ago, with men most willing to date a colleague, according to a new report.