marry and divorce

  • Marry and divorce are used without a preposition.
      She married a builder. (NOT She married with a builder.)
      Will you marry me? Andrew’s going to divorce Carola.
  • When there is no direct object, we usually prefer the expressions get married and get divorced, especially in an informal style.
      Lulu and Joe got married last week.
      (Lulu and Joe married … is not so natural.)
      When are you going to get married?
      The Robinsons are getting divorced.
  • We can use get/be married with [to + object].
      She got married to her childhood sweetheart.
      I’ve been married to you for sixteen years and I still don’t know what goes on inside your head.