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    it is a/ the custom

    It is the custom in that country for women to marry young.

    This sentence comes from Oxford. I'd like to know if we can also say 'It is a custom in that country for women to marry young'?

    Could I ask native English speakers to help me please? Thank you in advance.

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    Re: it is a/ the custom

    Quote Originally Posted by joham View Post
    It is the custom in that country for women to marry young.

    This sentence comes from Oxford. I'd like to know if we can also say 'It is a custom in that country for women to marry young'?
    you'd rather say
    It's customary for women in that country to marry young.

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