be (not) the marrying kind

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be (not) the marrying kind

To be a person who is interested in getting married. This phrase is often used in the negative to convey a disinterest in or opposition to marriage. Considering how many the women he's dated in the past year alone, Jack is not the marrying kind! Oh, you're the marrying kind—you just haven't met the right person yet.
See also: kind, marry
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She said: "I am not the marrying kind but I am the children kind so I have to deal with this fear of marriage or divorce.
She says: "I am not the marrying kind, but I am the children kind, so I have to deal with this fear of marriage or divorce.
I am not the marrying kind butI am the children kind so I have to deal with this fear of marriage or divorce," she frowns.
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