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shotgun wedding:

Or: shotgun-marriage , a marriage into which one or both partners are forced, usually because the bride is pregnant .
See Also: accept a proposal, awful-wedded wife, ballane, become houseproud, become man and wife, bestow one's hand, blood of the first night, break one's elbow at the church, commit merger, do the altar thing, do the Mendelssohn March, get bundled, get exclusive rights to, get in double harness, get it sealed, get parsoned, get welded, give oneself in marriage, give up one's freedom, go over the deep end, groom it, have it tied, have the knot knotted, hitch horses, hyphenate, join the household brigade, marry oneself to, Mr. and Mrs. it, newly-weds, plight one's troth, put on the (old) noose, put on the ball and chain, put on the double act, quit the single state, say I do, shotgun marriage, shotgun wedding, tackle, take the final step, take the high dive, take the vows, tie the knot (that binds), tie up with, walk down the aisle, walk down the middle aisle, walk the middle aisle, weddiversary

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