ДЕЛАТЬ АВАНСЫ кому old-fash, coll, humorVP1. (subj: human or collect ) to approach s.o. (repeatedly) showing that one is well-disposed toward him ( usu. in order to secure his support in sth. or to interest him in sth. - some deal, a job etc)X делает Y-y авансы - X makes advances toward (to) YX makes overtures to Y.Вы говорите, что эта фирма делает вам авансы? Учтите, у них очень плохая репутация. You say that firm is making overtures to you? Bear in mind that they have a very bad reputation.2. (subj: human, female) to encourage a man (through coquettish behavior) to flirt with or court oneX делает Y-y авансы = X makes a play for YX makes a move on YX casts coquettish glances Yb way.