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    Mr. Lee. "I am 5 feet of height"

    If I want to say I am 5 feet high, can I use "I am 5 feet of height" rather than "I am 5 feet in height"? Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: Mr. Lee. "I am 5 feet of height"

    I am feet tall or
    My height is five feet.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    #3

    Re: Mr. Lee. "I am 5 feet of height"

    Or "I am five feet in height". However, "I am five foot tall" is the most natural in BrE (note that we tend to use "foot", not "feet" before "tall" and "long"- please don't ask me why!)
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: Mr. Lee. "I am 5 feet of height"

    In American English we usually say five feet tall, but always say five foot five.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: Mr. Lee. "I am 5 feet of height"

    But we say five feet, five inches.
    I am not a teacher.

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