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tower above/over sb/sth

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with tower   /taʊər/ us    /taʊɚ/
to be very tall in comparison with someone or something else: Canary Wharf towers above the Dockland area of London. Although he's only twelve, David towers over his mother.High, tall and deep
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