Tall vs high

In the exercise book of April you translated “Everest is the tallest mountain in the world”. But wasn’t it more correct to use ‘high’ for a mountain? Isn’t ‘tall’ used for people? Marco.
Technically, you’re right, but there’s a degree of flexibility: trees and buildings are tall and mountains can be both tall and high, but people can only be tall: if you say someone is “high” that means they are “fatto”!
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