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  1. Unregistered
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    man/women/person

    How are you.

    I'd like to know which is more natural.

    1, I'd like to marry a tall person.
    2, I'd like to marry a person who is tall.
    3, I'd like to marry a tall man/woman.
    4, I'd like to marry a man/woman who is tall.
    5, I'd like to marry someone tall.

    Have a nice day.

  2. Casiopea's Avatar

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    Re: man/women/person

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered
    How are you.

    I'd like to know which is more natural.

    1, I'd like to marry a tall person.
    2, I'd like to marry a person who is tall.
    3, I'd like to marry a tall man/woman.
    4, I'd like to marry a man/woman who is tall.
    5, I'd like to marry someone tall.

    Have a nice day.
    Well, they all sound 'natural' to me. There's also,

    I'd like to marry someone who's tall. (Spoken English)
    I'd like to marry someone who is tall. (Written English)

  3. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    #3

    Re: man/women/person

    'I'd like to marry a person who's tall' suggests to me that the gender isn't important- most know whether they want to marry a man or a woman.

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