Definition of propose marriage in English:

propose marriage

Make an offer of marriage to someone.
More example sentences
  • But it finally jumps the rails altogether when the preening rock star reacts not by getting a restraining order - but by proposing marriage.
  • Whether it would be logical or suicidal, serious or fleeting, you might think of upping the ante and immediately proposing marriage.
  • I never understood why women put up with men who put them on the spot by proposing marriage in front of large audiences.
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