to come on to so. [sl.] - jmdn. angraben, anmachen
That's coming on strong - Das ist ein starkes Stück
sense 1: to be (too) forceful, pushy, insistent, etc.
7. Also, come on strong. Behave or speak in an aggressive way, as in Take it easy; you're coming on awfully strong. [c. 1940]
Ever Wonder If You Come On Too Strong & Scare Off Dates?
There are two reasons I can think of that men come on too strong. One is they believe that by coming on strong they make it clear to the woman they're interested ...
women are more cautious in affairs of the heart. ... They feel like you are putting too much pressure on them ... Coming on too strong early in a relationship is too overwhelming ... (http://www.primechoice.com/philosophy/shelp/s...
But the bottom line is coming on too strong can kill your chances of winning women over.
But she came on helluva strong and scared me, she had an "I love you" thing on her webpage and it put me right off.
But while most men might not be averse to a woman coming on to them, what about when she comes on too strong?
Lula is a gentle man, but in this case he came on uncharacteristically strong: He demanded that Chavez stop meddling in the Southern Cone
In the book, you mention you came on rather strong as the Vikings' coach and upset some players and colleagues.
Sorry - came on [a] little strong at the end there. I just get angry ...
You're coming on awful[ly] strong for someone who admitted that he doesn't understand this.
sense 2: to be/look impressive; to make impressive progress, show noticeable improvement
While he came on particularly strong late in the year, there was some initial concern over his lack of sustained productivity
... with China and India coming on particularly strong
Having watched the presidential debates last week, I thought that Kerry came on extremely strong, curt and to the point
he came on extremely strong down the stretch. Made lots of big plays.
the Tulane men's tennis team came on incredibly strong at the end of last year's season