throw oneself at
Also, throw oneself at someone's head. Try to attract someone's interest, attention, or love, as in He always had women throwing themselves at his head. [Late 1700s]
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The speaker conjures up centuries of collective sagacity, aligning oneself with an eternal, inarguable good.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In general, their presence is meant to throw you off your game by design.
Would a state with a keen understanding of the power of propaganda be so willing to just throw away such a trove of information?
Just wanted to place it in the context of slates needing picture choices that throw off revenue to make the numbers work.Inside Sony’s ‘Pineapple Express 2 Drama’: Leaked Emails Reveal Fight Over Stoner Comedy Sequel|William Boot|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Archrival India has money to throw around, and Iran and Russia are also exerting influence in the region.Pakistan’s Dance With Terrorists Just Backfired and Killed 132 Children|Chris Allbritton|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you throw away this chance, you will both richly deserve to be hanged, as I sincerely trust you will be.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
That woman meant mischief, or she would never have dared to suggest that a British officer should throw in his lot with hers.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
If the Turks get hold of a lot of fresh men and throw them upon us during the night,—perhaps they may knock us off into the sea.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Nothing will be easier then to throw the Poles into the shade of the picture, or to occupy the foreground with a brilliant review.