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    4ania4 is offline Junior Member
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    Question questions about the highest mountain in the world

    Dear Teachers,

    I know from a grammar book that the question is correct:

    Which is the highest mountain in the world?

    I'd like to find out if the following question is also correct and natural for you:

    Which mountain is the highest in the world?

    Thank you very much for your help,

    Ania

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    Re: questions about the highest mountain in the world

    I am not a teacher.

    It's fine.

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    Re: questions about the highest mountain in the world

    Quote Originally Posted by 4ania4 View Post
    Dear Teachers,

    I know from a grammar book that the question is correct:

    Which is the highest mountain in the world?

    I'd like to find out if the following question is also correct and natural for you:

    Which mountain is the highest in the world?

    Thank you very much for your help,

    Ania

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****


    Ania,


    (1) As for me, it would be more natural to ask:

    What is the highest mountain in the world?

    (I think it's Mount Everest.)

    (2) Perhaps which is more appropriate if there is a selection:

    Here is a list of 10 tall mountains. Which one is the highest?

    (3) More examples:

    What language has the biggest vocabulary? English does.

    What is the best country in the world? Of course, ____ is.

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