flirt with something Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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Meaning of "flirt with something" - American English Dictionary

flirt with something

phrasal verb with flirt  us   /flɜrt/ verb [I]
to consider an idea or action briefly without being serious about it: At one time he flirted with the idea of running for president, but nothing came of it.
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