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Idioms

pop the question

This page is about the idiom pop the question

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Meaning

If you pop the question, you ask someone to marry you.

For example

  • In most European cultures, it's the man who pops the question to the woman if he wants to marry her.

  • Isabella said she nearly died when Rafael popped the question. She had no idea he was going to propose to her there and then.

Quick Quiz

Roberto is going to pop the question to

a. the woman of his dreams

b. whoever has the right answer

c. his very rich uncle

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Contributor: Matt Errey