When I was in my early 20’s, I met a gorgeous guy in a bar. The problem with having someone lead you on, or leading someone on, is that it messes with your ability to find a real connection with someone where you are both actually interested in each other.He bought me a drink and flirted with me all night long. Engaging in a “leading on” situation, regardless of which side of it you’re on, will always leave you a little unfulfilled, because it’s not possible to get everything you want from that particular person.The sexual contact associated with each base has evolved dramatically since I was a teenager, although "home base" or "home run" has always meant intercourse, and "first base" has always meant kissing or snogging.To use the expression correctly, you get or make it to a base, per my comment: quotation, if I interpret it correctly, they had intravaginal sex twice and then she performed oral sex on him. There are, as the top comment on this question notes, four bases in baseball, and these have corresponding sex acts associated with them. "I got to second base with that girl yesterday." "I didn't think I had a chance, but I made it to third base with her last night." One of the other answers has provided a nice link to the Wikipedia entry for baseball metaphors for sex.
Also any above the belt touching is included in this base2nd Base - Hands below the belt.
Why had he acted that way at the bar, and asked me out, if he had no intention of dating me? In this context, though, I’m talking about leading someone on to believe that you are sexually attracted to them, when you aren’t.
Usually, they are good at reading signals, but bad at recognizing when they are being led on.
Talking about fifth base when there's really only four bases reminds me of the expression Up To Eleven.
If you want to downvote me for using Urban Dictionary, that's fine. First base When you get to first base, you have been lucky enough to have been kissed.