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    #1

    "I'm 60 kg myself which is way below than the requisite weight"

    "I'm 60 kg myself which is way below than the requisite weight."

    How do I correct this sentence?

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    #2

    Re: "I'm 60 kg myself which is way below than the requisite weight"

    This is not homework, right?

    Than is a comparative which doesn't work after below.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: "I'm 60 kg myself which is way below than the requisite weight"

    Unless there is a good reason for it, you don't need "myself". "I'm 60kg" or "I weigh 60 kg" would suffice.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: "I'm 60 kg myself which is way below than the requisite weight"

    I inserted myself to add strength and emphasis to it.

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    #5

    Re: "I'm 60 kg myself which is way below than the requisite weight"

    That's fine, if​ extra emphasis is needed. Context would dictate that.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: "I'm 60 kg myself which is way below than the requisite weight"

    It should have been lower. But using lower there sounds weird. Let the experts give their insights with reference to colloquial and standard usages.

    Thank you.

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    Re: "I'm 60 kg myself which is way below than the requisite weight"

    Why do you think "lower" sounds weird?
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    #8

    Re: "I'm 60 kg myself which is way below than the requisite weight"

    Lower works. "Below" doesn't.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #9

    Re: "I'm 60 kg myself which is way below than the requisite weight"

    "People who are over 60kgs are usually not underweight."
    To counter this I said, "I'm 60 kg myself which is way below than the requisite weight", which is grammatically wrong. But I want 'myself' to be there, given the context.

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    Re: "I'm 60 kg myself which is way below than the requisite weight"

    I'm 60kg myself, which is way below the requisite weight.
    I'm 60kg myself, which is way under the requisite weight.
    I'm 60kg myself, which is much less than the requisite weight.
    I'm 60kg myself, which is much lower than the requisite weight.

    I'm not sure in what circles 60kg could be considered "requisite". Is it a sport in which one must be a particular weight in order to take part against other competitors of the same weight?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 03-Sep-2016 at 07:44. Reason: Fixing typo.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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