ask for someone's hand in marriageidiom

  • ja結婚を申し込む
  • ento ask permission to marry someone

Examples

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Mute
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- Are you very possessive over her fiancé? - No, not at all.
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I mean, I didn't get asked for her hand in marriage as like TV husband.
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But at the same time, I was okay with it.
4.
- It was fine. - Yeah, okay.
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Mute
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After Haru Yoshioka saves the life of a cat crossing the street,
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her life takes a turn for the weird when the cat turns out to be the prince of cat kingdom and asks for her hand in marriage.
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With a fantastical premise, "The Cat Returns" is a cute fantasy adventure that's plenty of fun to watch.
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Mute
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Angela, will you do me the honor of giving me your tiny hand in marriage?
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Okay.
3.
Into the mic, sweetie.
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I said okay.
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She said yes!
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Mute
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During the day before her death, she had been with her lover, Dodi Fayed,
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the son of Egyptian billionaire Mohamed Al-Fayed.
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Some reports tell us that he even planned to ask her hand in marriage that day.
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But as they both gave up the ghost that night, we'll never know for sure.