have to get married

have to get married

euphemism To marry because one is expecting a baby. A: "They haven't been together all that long—I'm surprised they're getting married." B: "Well, they have to get married, if you know what I mean."
See also: get, have, married
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have to get married

Euph. [for a couple] to get married because the woman is pregnant. They didn't have a long engagement. They had to get married, you see. They had to get married, and their first baby was born seven months later.
See also: get, have, married
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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