on the make

on the make
on the make
1. building or developing; being made. •

There is a company that is on the make.

That was a very good sales strategy, John. You're a real-estate agent on the make.

2. making sexual advances; seeking sexual activities. •

It seems like Bill is always on the make.

He should meet Sally, who is also on the make.

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{adj.}, {slang} 1. Promiscuous or aggressive in one's sexual advances. * /I can't stand Murray; he's always on the make./ 2. Pushing to get ahead in one's career; doing anything to succeed. * /The new department head is a young man on the make, who expects to be company president in ten years./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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