get down on one knee

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get down on one knee

To propose to someone for marriage, traditionally done by kneeling on one knee while presenting an engagement ring. A: "When do you think John will get down on one knee?" B: "When they go on vacation next week, I bet." I burst into tears immediately upon seeing my future spouse get down on one knee and hold up the most gorgeous ring.
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