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English verb: pop the question

1. pop the question (communication) ask (someone) to marry you


SamplesHe popped the question on Sunday night.
She proposed marriage to the man she had known for only two months.
The old bachelor finally declared himself to the young woman.


Synonymsdeclare oneself, offer, propose


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s to somebody


Broader (hypernym)request









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