engaged to (one)

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engaged to (one)

Betrothed to one; engaged to be married to one. You know Kelly's engaged to Cristina, so stop flirting with her! Alicia sported a gorgeous diamond ring after getting engaged to Ed.
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Mainwaring and a young man engaged to Miss Mainwaring distractedly in love with her, which Reginald firmly believed when he came here, is now, he is persuaded, only a scandalous invention.
His brain was too numbed to work out a perfectly accurate schedule, but it looked as if she must have got engaged to this Pickering person before she met him, Bill, in the road that night.
For Dudley Pickering, in the first moment of their meeting, had recognized Bill as the man who had been lurking in the grounds and peering in at the window, the man at whom on the night when he had become engaged to Claire he had shouted 'Hi!'
'It's all over now; but I used to be engaged to him.'
'Then he didn't know you are engaged to Dudley now?'
The ratio of engaged to actively disengaged workers is roughly 2-to-1, and this distressing ratio has been stagnant for more than a decade.
She joked that she was even secretly engaged to the married Democrat.
Her teasing was a bid deflect speculation that she might now be engaged to her boyfriend, actor Ryan Reynolds.
But he said he did not know if Dodi was ever actually engaged to either of the two women.
Confused, Richard Horwell QC, representing the Metropolitan Police, asked if Dodi had then been engaged to Ms Fisher.
2 to provide guidance in circumstances where the successor accountant is engaged to report on a restatement adjustment with respect to prior-period financial statements that have been restated while indicating that a predecessor accountant reported on the financial statements of the prior period before restatement.
SSARS 13 expands SSARS to apply when an accountant is engaged to compile or issues a compilation report on one or more specified elements, accounts, or items of a financial statement.
Underlying both the AICPA and SEC rules is the belief that the auditor is engaged to serve the public trust--the interests of investors and creditors.
73 clarifies that attorneys also may be considered specialists when they are engaged to provide services other than those involving the standard letter of inquiry regarding litigation, claims or assessments.
Although CPAs may work with other advisers in any phase of the process, inter action is most typical during implementation, when CPAs are engaged to help clients take action on PFP recommendations.