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pop the question

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpop the questionpop the questioninformalMARRY to ask someone to marry you Hasn’t Bill popped the question yet? pop
Examples from the Corpus
pop the questionJane was delighted when Matt eventually popped the question.When are you going to pop the question?Boy goes back on radio and pops the question.Meanwhile, his girlfriend of 17 years, Jenette, was delighted when Brian popped the question.He put a ladder up to her office window to pop the question as she sat at her desk.
pop the questionpop the questioninformalMARRY to ask someone to marry you – used humorously question
Examples from the Corpus
pop the questionBoy goes back on radio and pops the question.Meanwhile, his girlfriend of 17 years, Jenette, was delighted when Brian popped the question.He put a ladder up to her office window to pop the question as she sat at her desk.
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