marry off


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marry off

vb
(tr, adverb) to find a husband or wife for (a person, esp one's son or daughter)
Translations
unter die Haube bringen

w>marry off

vt sepan den Mann/die Frau bringen (inf); girl alsounter die Haube bringen (inf); he has married off his daughter to a rich young lawyerer hat dafür gesorgt, dass seine Tochter einen reichen jungen Anwalt heiratet
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Well, lately Mas'r has been saying that he was a fool to let me marry off the place; that he hates Mr.
An Indian expatriate, who had not travelled home for more than a decade as he was caught up in the struggle to mobilise savings from odd jobs to marry off his five daughters, has died of heart attack.
He added, " I have to marry off my younger sister as my father has passed away while my mother is a housewife.
KHAIRPUR -- Sindh Police foiled an attempt to marry off a nine year old girl to a 45 year old man by raiding a house in Khairpur.
I was very shocked when one of my employees died just 12 days before he could marry off his two daughters.
Sana'a: Yemen police jailed a man for six days after he attempted to marry off his 8-year-old daughter to his relative in the northern province of Ibb, local security official and two activists told Gulf News on Wednesday.
It revolves around some city men, desperate to marry off their daughters.
The tale revolves around a group of men desperate to marry off their daughters.
Anil Mangre blamed social pressure on him to marry off his daughter.
AN imam caught agreeing to marry off a 14-year-old girl has been welcomed back to his mosque job, despite protests from worshippers.
Once she is Queen, she works with her meddling mama to marry off her side of the family and create a York line and keep the Lancastrians out.