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    Forgot the idiom

    Just a quick question. There is a sentence that describes who accomodate sexual advances. Just forgot the new way it is said.

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    Re: Forgot the idiom

    I'm not sure what you mean, but is the idiom you're looking for 'to give someone the come-on' (which would describe someone actively encouraging sexual advances - you can't 'accommodate an advance' except in a rather artificial context; it's not a usual collocation).

    It would be interesting to chart a sexual relationship in a progression of idioms: chat up, come on, get off with, be an item, stand up, cool off, break up, give the heave-ho, write a 'Dear John' letter... (I'm sure there are lots more.)

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    Re: Forgot the idiom

    ...or do you mean, "describes (a person) who accommodates sexual advances" do you mean someone 'easy'?....(and it's all downhill from there!)

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    Re: Forgot the idiom

    Slapper? Anybody's? (Nearing the bottom of the slope )

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    Re: Forgot the idiom

    BobK: Modesty dictates...and the fear of being called upon for more in-depth explanation of one or two idioms - one involving an two-wheeled urban conveyance lurks as a possibility - so let me get in quick with the more gentile of the derogatories...and leave what lies at the bottom of the slope for your nimble fingers - and your sensibilites.

    tart, floozy, tramp
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    Re: Forgot the idiom

    BobK: Modesty dictates...and there's the fear of being called upon for more in-depth explanation of one or two idioms - one involving a two-wheeled urban conveyance lurks as a possibility - so let me get in quick with the more genteel of the derogatories...and leave what lies at the bottom of the slope for your nimble fingers - and your sensibilites.

    tart, floozy, tramp

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