betrothed to (someone)

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betrothed to (someone)

Engaged to be married to someone. My sister is betrothed to Lord Alistair, and they will be married in the spring.
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Giselle" ballet is about a peasant girl named Giselle, who dies of a broken heart after discovering her lover is betrothed to another.
this action thriller tells the epic story of Milo (Kit Harrington), a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia (Emily Browning), the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator.
Katherine's bleak life is transformed when she is betrothed to English King Henry V.
13 ( ANI ): Katie Price, who called of her engagement to Argentine model Leandro Penna just 11 weeks ago, has revealed that she is now betrothed to stripper Kieran Hayler.
He then helps lowly Horatio (Jason Segel) to woo Mary, who is betrothed to dull, blustering General Edward (Chris O''Dowd).
Durward travels to France to meet Isabelle (Kay Kendall), who is betrothed to his elderly uncle, but is enthralled by her stunning beauty and resolves to win her hand.
Forced to choose between a husband or life in the cloister, Juliana hopes to wed an honorable and kindly man; instead she is betrothed to a landless mercenary with darkness on his soul.
The lawyer, who did not want his name published, said his clients (also unnamed) have received 280 such messages from a man who was betrothed to a woman in the family but pulled out at a later stage.
The outcry over young girls being betrothed to men much older than them to alleviate the financial problems of their parents seems focused on the health of the girls and their life experience.
A peasant girl falls in love with a Count, finds out her beau is betrothed to another, and kills herself.
I darted after her till she elegantly revealed she was betrothed to England's most naturally gifted player, Joe Cole.
With Mary betrothed to William Carey (Benedict Cumberbatch), her father Thomas agrees to help his brother, the Duke of Norfolk (David Morrissey), secure Anne's place as the king's new mistress.
In response, at its annual camp about 200 miles from Moscow, the Russian youth movement Nashi ("Ours"), in addition to banning alcohol and promoting physical fitness, held mass weddings and led the newly betrothed to a special "Love Oasis" where they were expected to copulate, and thus procreate, for the motherland.
The first chapter of Luke includes the Annunciation, emphasizing that Mary is betrothed to a man of the house of David (1:27) and that her Son is to be regal (1:32-33).
The movie, written by Mike Rich and directed by Catherine Hardwicke, depicts a young, dirt-under-the-fingernails Mary, betrothed to a man she doesn't love, impregnated by the Holy Spirit for reasons she cannot understand (``I am nothing'') and fearful of the idea of being mother to the Son of God.