Also: Asking him if he could please take the trash down when he leaves your place without worrying about never seeing him again.
And not feeling compelled to constantly check his Twitter.
Definitions vary, but the following are typical usages of the terms: The metaphors are found variously in popular American culture, with one well-known example in the Meat Loaf song "Paradise by the Dashboard Light", which describes a young couple "making out", with a voice-over commentary, by baseball announcer Phil Rizzuto, of a portion of a baseball game as a metaphor for the couple's activities.
A similar example can be found in Billy Joel's song "Zanzibar" in which he compares himself to Pete Rose and sings the lines "Me, I'm trying just to get to second base and I'd steal it if she only gave the sign.
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.
Richters and Rissel conversely state that "third base" is now sometimes considered to comprise oral sex as part of the accepted pattern of activities, as a precursor to "full" (i.e.