She is 6 foot 2!

 

Today's useful phrase is feet and inches!

 

Have you heard feet or inches used to describe height or length? In America, they are a common form of measurement, and you will often see them when shopping for clothes. 

 

1 foot (') is about 30 cm.

1 inch (") is about 2.5 cm.

 

For example:

"My sister is 6 foot 2, and loves playing sports!"

(6 foot 2 is about 188 cm)

 

"Could I get these jeans in a 34 inch waist?"

(34 inches is 86 cm)

 

日本語解説:

アメリカでは、身長や長さをFeetとInchで表します。日本でも、ジーンズのサイズはInchになっていることが多いですね!