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marry sb off

phrasal verb with marry uk   /ˈmær.i/  us   /ˈmer-/ verb
to make certain that someone, especially a female member of your family, gets married, or that she marries the person you have chosen: She was married off to the local doctor by the age of 16.
Translations of “marry sb off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 把(某人)嫁出去, 為(某人)找對象…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把(某人)嫁出去, 为(某人)找对象…
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