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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References in classic literature ?
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!" Evelyn shot out.
The much-loved baker caused a stir when she appeared to flirt with the Welsh news anchor when he appeared on the programme in December, admiring his "very hard" muscles.
While shooting for the upcoming episode of international reality game show,Dus Ka Dum, Salman shared thathe used to flirt with his teacher when he was in school.
So how often should you flirt with your spouse?All day and every day!
He hates it when other guys flirt with me, yet he thinks it's OK for him to do it.
But how can lesbians flirt with finesse, and not come off looking like Crazy Eyes from Orange Is the New Black!