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    which one is correct znd what is the differece between them?
    ann married to john .
    ann married with john.

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    Default Re: asking about prepositions

    Quote Originally Posted by Anonymous
    which one is correct znd what is the differece between them?
    ann married to john .
    ann married with john.
    If Ann is the bride and John is the groom, one would say "Ann married John" or "John married Ann".

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    If you say John is married to Jane, then it is correct. You also hear 'with' used, but much less.

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