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plight one's troth to someone

to become engaged to be married to someone. (Literary or jocular.) I chose not to plight my troth to anyone who acts so unpleasant to my dear aunt. Alice plighted her troth to Scott.
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plight (one's) troth

1. To become engaged to marry.
2. To give one's solemn oath.
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Plus, of course, I lose 10lbs in weight every time we do haymaking David and Christine Troth, from Worcestershire, will also be honoured at the awards ceremony in London.
Her happy tenure with the Troths ended before their son, Walter, was made a partner and the office name was changed to B.
After about two years she decided to make a change and went to work for the late Byron Troth and his wife, Edith.
Troths are pledged and wires get crossed, but it all ends happily enough.
Squire Hogroff (Derek Tousaint), Hortense (Dawn Baker), Lord Luvvers (Glyn Hughes), Lucinda Rosehip Hogtrough (Rosalind Wood), Mother Bundling (Kay Arblaster), the Village Idiot (Zacahary Titterton) and Adeline Wormwood (Dinah Mann) all plighted their troths as part of an 1820s country wedding event.
Adrian Troth, aged 27, of Dugdale Court, Brunswick Street, pleaded guilty to being involved in the supply of heroin and crack cocaine, and also possessing quantities of two class A drugs with intent to supply them.
His brother, Karl Troth, aged 34, of the same address, was jailed for two years after admitting supplying two wraps of heroin.