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  1. Boris Tatarenko's Avatar
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    #1

    I'm 6.1 feet

    Hello.

    I'm not sure how I should describe my height.
    Is it OK to say:

    1. I'm six one feet tall
    2. I'm six one feet
    3. I'm six and one feet tall
    4. I'm six and one feet

    Honestly, I have no idea whether it's a natural way to say it.
    Thanks in advance.
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: I'm 6.1 feet

    'I'm six foot one' means 'My height is six feet one inch'.

    Click here to read lots of other ways of saying it.

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    Re: I'm 6.1 feet

    BT, note that singular. It looks wrong, but saying 'six feet one' will mark you out as a foreigner! (Not that that's a bad thing; it might just be something you want to avoid!)

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    #4

    Re: I'm 6.1 feet

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    Honestly, I have no idea whether it's a natural way to say it.
    These don't work because you're including two measures (feet and inches) and saying they're both feet.

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    #5

    Re: I'm 6.1 feet

    I am not a teacher.

    Note also that if you want to express it in numerals, as you have in the thread title, it would be 6'1". (' for feet and " for inches).

    Unless, of course, you mean six point one feet, which would be six feet and one point two inches.

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    Re: I'm 6.1 feet

    Quote Originally Posted by Roman55 View Post
    I am not a teacher.

    Note also that if you want to express it in numerals, as you have in the thread title, it would be 6'1". (' for feet and " for inches).

    Unless, of course, you mean six point one feet, which would be six feet and one point two inches.
    And, of course, no native would ever describe his height using feet with decimal points.

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