Which sentence is correct and more natural?

  1. We are getting marry.


  1. We are getting married.

Is 'Married' an adjective here?

  • 1. is just not correct so no comparison is possible. Married is the past participle of "marry". Please look at this answer.
    – None
    May 29, 2016 at 15:32

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"Get married" is a common verb phrase, and is suitable here, so "We are getting married" is correct.

"*Getting marry" is incorrect.

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A discussion of terms related to marriage here can help clarify the usage.

This answer discusses the grammatical aspects of "get married".


We are getting married.

This is the correct sentence. It is used as a Future Perfect tense verb.

  • 5
    Future perfect is "we will have got married"... "getting married" is in the present progressive tense. Apr 29, 2016 at 10:29

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