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flirt

1 verb
     
flirt1 [intransitive]
to behave towards someone in a way that shows that you are sexually attracted to them, although you do not really want a relationship with them
flirt with
She accused him of flirting with other women.
She was flirting outrageously (=a lot) with some of the managers.

flirt with something

phrasal verb
1 to consider doing something, but not be very serious about it:
He had flirted with the idea of emigrating.
2 to do something that is dangerous or could cause problems for you:
Climbers enjoy flirting with danger.

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