pop the question

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This page is about the idiom pop the question.

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