"A dodici anni è alto per la sua età."

February 4, 2013


does it mean tall enough or too tall for his age?

April 2, 2013
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Nothing of the sort; it simply means he's tall compared to what you'd expect of someone his age, i.e. he's tall for a twelve years old.

April 3, 2013

Even though this was not what was said, if I put (which I did) this, would it be correct to say: "Ha dodici anni e alto per la sua eta" in, He is twelve years old and tall for his age.

May 9, 2013
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