marry into
phrasal to become a member of by marriage <
married into a prominent family
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • marry into — phrasal : to become a member of by marriage married into a prominent family * * * marry into 1. To become a member of (a family) by marriage 2. To acquire by marriage • • • Main Entry: ↑marry * * * ˈmarry into [transitive] [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • marry into — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms marry into : present tense I/you/we/they marry into he/she/it marries into present participle marrying into past tense married into past participle married into marry into something to become a member of a… …   English dictionary

  • marry into — phr verb Marry into is used with these nouns as the object: ↑family …   Collocations dictionary

  • marry into — become a member of (a family) by marriage. → marry …   English new terms dictionary

  • marry into something — ˌmarry ˈinto sth derived to become part of a family or group because you have married sb who belongs to it • She married into the aristocracy. Main entry: ↑marryderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • marry into the purple — marry a prince …   English contemporary dictionary

  • marry — ► VERB (marries, married) 1) take as one s wife or husband in marriage. 2) join (two people) in marriage. 3) (marry into) become a member of (a family) by marriage. 4) join together; combine harmoniously. ● …   English terms dictionary

  • marry — mar|ry W2S1 [ˈmæri] v past tense and past participle married present participle marrying third person singular marries [Date: 1200 1300; : French; Origin: marier, from Latin maritare, from maritus husband ] 1.) [I and T] if you marry someone, you …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • marry — mar|ry [ meri ] verb *** 1. ) transitive if someone marries someone else, they become the husband or wife of that person: The day I married Sarah was the happiest day of my life. a ) intransitive if someone marries, they become the husband or… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • marry — v. 1) (d; intr.) to marry into (to marry into a good family) 2) see marry off * * * [ mærɪ] see marry off (d; intr.) to marry into (to marry into a good family) …   Combinatory dictionary

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