slpull or drag somebody about
Don't pull at her clothes. You are going to tear them.
Stop pulling me! They are watching us making a scene.
You two don't make a fuss in the middle of the street.
slbe hand in hand; be on intimate terms; exchange flattery and favors
wining and dining and flattering each other
slstrike up an acquaintance with somebody for personal interest
We have been carrying on for some months now.