arranged marriagenoun

  • ja(親の決めた相手との)お見合い結婚
  • enmarriage in which the bride and groom are selected by their families

Examples

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My mother believes that — She thinks arranged marriages actually might be able to work.
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You know what I mean? Like, in a good way.
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- Really? - Yeah, she does.
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She thinks if she picked for me that I'd do a lot better.
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Mute
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They set this whole thing up.
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No, but since she was raised Christian, she's like,
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"Oh, I wanna introduce you to Justin and his mom.
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They have similar values and believe the same thing.
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We think you guys would be good friends."
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It was definitely an arranged marriage now that I'm thinking about it.
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Goodness gracious.
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Mute
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Are you a feminist?
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I'm definitely against sexism.
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I'm definitely against arranged marriages.
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And I'm definitely pro-choice.
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You are obviously a complete legend and definitely a feminist.
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Mute
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And the new mission...
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"Orders from His Majesty, the Emperor.
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Mongol forces are moving closer.
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The threat of attack is growing.
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You will escort three princesses to Qui Gong.
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They will marry Lord Chin's sons."
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...that will test everything she believes in.
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"- An arranged marriage? - An alliance!
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It's all right, Fa Mulan, it's our honor to serve the Emperor."
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Mute
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Arranged marriages are when a third party, usually a relative or a matchmaker, selects your spouse
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but with your permission.
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This is distinct from forced marriages where there is no consent, as is the case with child brides.
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Arranged marriages actually used to be the norm in most societies.
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That’s, in part, due to the belief that a person’s parents were better equipped
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to decide who would be a good match for their children.
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This made sense at a time when the average age of marriage was much lower
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and social mobility was otherwise impossible.