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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A woman in love with one man cannot flirt with another.
I wished to beg you to cease your relations with Miss Miller-- not to flirt with her--to give her no further opportunity to expose herself--to let her alone, in short.
You're a very nice girl; but I wish you would flirt with me, and me only," said Winterbourne.
But if you won't flirt with me, do cease, at least, to flirt with your friend at the piano; they don't understand that sort of thing here.
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
But the 24-year-old said she enjoys a harmless flirt with strangers.
But how can lesbians flirt with finesse, and not come off looking like Crazy Eyes from Orange Is the New Black
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.
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.