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marry off (third-person singular simple present marries off, present participle marrying off, simple past and past participle married off)

  1. (idiomatic) To successfully arrange the marriage of someone, especially a relative.
    • 2017, Velvel Pasternak, Behind the Music, Stories, Anecdotes, Articles and Reflections, page 141:
      Mark Warshavsky, the composer of the classic "Oifn Pripitchik" wrote the melody now well-known from the conclusion of the wedding festivities, in which the parents marrying off their last child, sit with garlands on their heads, while family and friends dance around them.

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