As husband or wife: he asked my father for my hand in marriage
More example sentences
- My job was to woo Ebony, the wife of the deceased, to gain her hand in marriage.
- He couldn't imagine giving his daughter in marriage to anyone below his status.
- If I did that that would be as good as accepting him in marriage and I would never marry without love.
Definition of in marriage in:
- The British & World English dictionary