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English definition of “on high”

on high

literary in heaven : God looked down from on high.Heaven mainly humorous If an order comes from on high, it comes from someone in a position of authority : Instructions came from on high to reduce our travel expenses .People in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directors Grammar:MeasurementsGrammar:Area: length, width, depth and heightWe use the nouns length, width, depth and height and the adjectives long, wide, deep and high to talk about area and size:Grammar:Weight and volumeWe use the verb weigh to measure weight:Grammar:Frequency, speed, timeWe use many different expressions to describe frequency, speed and time. Here are some of them:
(Definition of on high from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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