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phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theypair off
he/she/itpairs off
present participlepairing off
past tensepaired off
past participlepaired off
  1. to start a romantic relationship with someone, or to bring two people together because you want them to have a relationship with each other
    pair someone off with someone:

    They paired me off with a gorgeous man.

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