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someone who arranges (or tries to arrange) marriages for others

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Still, not every cast member was confused about which co-star MTV's matchmakers chose for them.
South Carolina Matchmakers believes in finding love one heart at a time.
They said the woman ran a website and posed as a matchmaker to con money out of 15 women who were desperate to get married.
Forty matchmakers have signed up for the program so far.
A committee that had been formed in coordination between the Ministries of Justice, Interior and Social Affairs has assigned the Ministry of Social Affairs with the task of studying the matchmaker issue and come up with necessary procedures to streamline this profession.
The investigation, which was carried out by senior prosecutor Mohammed Abdel Aziz Al Omar, showed that the defendant posed as a matchmaker and pretended that she was running a professional business to all those among her contacts who were looking to get married.
Daters are also caught up in a Hollywood view of the way romance should work, the matchmakers say, they believe prince or princess perfect will come along, sparks will fly and they'll fall in love straight away.
Other matchmakers in Sholem Aleichem do any 'fixer' type work (See Malamud's novel, The Fixer).
Facts reveal that matchmakers seek maximum money from middle class families and overseas Pakistanis, who come here to get their offspring married here.
Dubai Oum Se'ood, a celebrated Emirati matchmaker who inherited the trade from her grandmother, has been pairing couples for 17 years out of her Sharjah home.
Outward appearance is an important consideration in marital choice, and in traditional Jewish society matchmakers played a significant role in introducing potential partners to one another.
Best of all, though, were the Matchmakers, little chocolate twiglets that came in plain, mint and orange varieties and were a little piece of heaven in your mouth.
In the days before dating websites or nightclubs, eligible sons and daughters of farmers were invited by matchmakers to the Co Clare town to meet prospective partners.
The leading supplier of bakery ingredients and products already enjoys a very successful relationship with Nestle and has now extended its licensed cookie range, with the introduction of the Quality Street Matchmakers Cool Mint Cookie.
Famous after-dinner chocolates Matchmakers will now be made on Tyneside as part of the Nestle shake-up.