marry sb off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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marry sb off

phrasal verb with marry uk   /ˈmær.i/  us   /ˈmer-/ verb
to make ​certain that someone, ​especially a ​femalemember of ​yourfamily, gets ​married, or that she ​marries the ​person you have ​chosen: She was ​married off to the ​localdoctor by the ​age of 16.
(Definition of marry sb off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “marry sb off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把(某人)嫁出去, 为(某人)找对象…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把(某人)嫁出去, 為(某人)找對象…
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