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Translation of "tall" - English-Spanish dictionary

tall

adjective   /tɔːl/
A1 being higher than most other people or things alto He’s tall and thin. It’s one of the tallest buildings in the city. →  Opposite short
A2 used to describe or ask how high someone or something is alto How tall is she? He’s almost two metres tall.
(Definition of tall from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

tall

adjective /toːl/
(of people and thin or narrow objects such as buildings or trees) higher than normal alto a tall man/tree.
(of people) having a particular height de altura John is only five feet tall.
tallness noun
altura the tallness of the skyscrapers.
a tall order noun
something very difficult to do tarea difícil; es mucho pedir Finding somewhere for fifty children to stay tonight is rather a tall order.
a tall story noun
a story which is hard to believe cuento chino He is always telling tall stories.
tall is used especially of people, and of other (narrow) upright objects: a tall girl, tree, building . high is used of objects that are a long way off the ground, or reach a great height: a high shelf, diving-board, mountain, wall .
(Definition of tall from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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