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    66 kg for 1.77 meter ?

    Is this a correct way to indicate your weight and height : "I'm 66 kg for 1.77 meter." ?

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    Re: 66 kg for 1.77 meter ?

    No.

    I am 1 metre 77 tall, and weigh 66 kilos.

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    Re: 66 kg for 1.77 meter ?

    Quote Originally Posted by birgit33 View Post
    Is this a correct way to indicate your weight and height : "I'm 66 kg for 1.77 meter." ?
    In BrE, and in our old imperial measurements, it wasn't necessary to mention the words "tall" or "weight" or "height". I would just be able to say:

    "I'm 5 foot 5 and 9 stone 7" and everyone would know exactly what I meant.

    In metric, that equates to:

    "I'm 1 metre 65 and 60 kilos."

    I would say that using the metric measurements, that sentence doesn't sound quite as complete so if I were using metric, I would say:

    "I'm 1 metre 65 tall and I weigh 60 kilos."

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