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    Alex is climbing over the mountain.

    Hi,

    Alex is climbing over the wall.

    Can I use (mountain) instead of (Wall)?

    Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: Alex is climbing over the mountain.

    Quote Originally Posted by sb70012 View Post
    Hi,

    Alex is climbing over the wall.

    Can I use (mountain) instead of (wall)?

    Thank you.
    Saying "Alex is climbing over the mountain" isn't very natural. We say that someone is "climbing a/the mountain". People don't "climb over Everest", they "climb Everest".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: Alex is climbing over the mountain.

    Quote Originally Posted by sb70012 View Post
    Hi,

    Alex is climbing over the wall.

    Can I use (mountain) instead of (Wall)?

    Thank you.
    If Alex climbs a mountain (smaller than Everest, I'd imagine) and then descends on the other side, one could say he climbed over the mountain. But it would not be very common.

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