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    marry sb. or marry with sb. or marry to sb....

    Jack is going to _________ Lucy next year.

    A marry B marry with C marry to D get marry to E get marry with

    In my opinion, I think the correct answers are B and E. Because it kind of like the phrases "talk with sb." "play with sb." Could you please tell me which one is correct? Thank you!

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    Re: marry sb. or marry with sb. or marry to sb....

    'Marry' is the correct answer. Marrying somebody is nothing at all like talking to/with them

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    Re: marry sb. or marry with sb. or marry to sb....

    With e), we do say get married to/with.

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    Re: marry sb. or marry with sb. or marry to sb....

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    With e), we do say get married to/with.
    I would never say 'John got married with Sue'.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 27-Feb-2017 at 15:17. Reason: Fixed typo

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    Re: marry sb. or marry with sb. or marry to sb....

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    I would never say 'John got married with Sue'.
    Nor would I.

    John married Sue.
    John got married to Sue.
    John and Sue got married. (There is potential ambiguity here because it might mean that John married someone and Sue married someone but they didn't necessarily marry each other.)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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