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    Hi,

    Yesterday in class I said "mountain Everest" and the teacher said no it's mount Everest, mount Mckinley, so how do I know when to say "mount" and "mountain" they're sinonimos in the dictionary.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazyaboutenglish View Post
    Hi,

    Yesterday in class I said "mountain Everest" and the teacher said no it's mount Everest, mount Mckinley, so how do I know when to say "mount" and "mountain" they're synonymous in the dictionary.

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    If it's the full official name of the mountain, then use "Mount XXX".

    I know that Mount Kilimanjaro is a mountain.
    I am going to climb Mount Everest, which is the tallest mountain in the world.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    THANK YOU!

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