I saw in some news paper "she is married with.... bla bla". Is that grammar correct ? What happen when it is change into "she was married with...."

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    Married with usually implies children... we need more context here. When signifying a partner it would be married to. – Skooba Mar 6 '17 at 20:12
  • In addition to Cascabel's note, I caution you we need complete context to be able to answer you definitively. What words follow with have a big impact on determining what was the intended meaning, and it is certainly possible for a certain phrasing to be grammatically correct but semantically or idiomatically all wrong. Our sister site for English Language Learners may also interest you. – choster Mar 6 '17 at 20:21
  • It would be useful to know which newspaper, if it was American, British, or Indian for example. It would be very useful to have a link to the article. It would also help greatly if the OP could cite the entire sentence. The question might even get a few upvotes. – Mari-Lou A Mar 6 '17 at 21:07

For married people the expression is more normally "married to", e.g. "John is married to Alan". As an adjective you could say "John and Alan are married". In the past tense you'd say "John married Alan".

"Marry with" is also grammatically correct but is commonly used with impersonal objects. "Marry pomegranate with halloumi to enhance your salads".

To answer your specific question: Is married is, in itself, correct.

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    More context? Maybe married with children, which is very common. You could then have "When she wrote the novel, she was married with three kids and had her hands full. – Yosef Baskin Mar 6 '17 at 19:58
  • @YosefBaskin - that's a good point. I read the question as marriage-with-the-object-of-the-marriage. – Mike C Mar 6 '17 at 21:19

It is proper grammar since it is stating that that person is married. If after the word married comes up then that will most likely affect the grammatical side to the word.

  • Hi again, good to see you to, thanks I will work on that now then. – Zoe Mar 6 '17 at 22:35

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