“Will you marry me?” proposal at the Emmys: BBC News Review

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Actress Claire Foy won her first Emmy for playing the Queen.

The big drama and comedy awards went to the fantasy Game of Thrones and 50s period piece The Marvelous Mrs Maisel.

But everyone was upstaged by Glenn Weiss, who won for directing the Oscars TV show and used his acceptance speech to propose to his girlfriend.

Vocabulary
pops the question
asks someone to marry them
• You accidentally saw the ring, but try to act surprised when he pops the question.
• After a romantic sunset walk, John held out a ring and popped the question.

steals the show
becomes the most impressive thing at an event
• Your birthday should be about you but Li always steals the show. Don’t invite her.
• The concert was great, but when a child jumped on the stage, he stole the show!

lost it
lost control
• When the boss found out the team hadn’t finished yet, he completely lost it.
• Juan is so funny! Whenever he makes jokes, everyone just loses it.

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