pop the question

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To propose marriage.
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He took her to a fancy restaurant, bought her the most expensive thing on the menu, and popped the question.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'pop the question':

pop the questionPop the question in the general context refers to requesting for future action in an interpersonal relationship.
pop the questionAsk your fiance to marry; Present any query which may clarify or act as a hinge in critical development or arriving at final decisions!
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