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tall

adjective /toːl/
(of people and thin or narrow objects such as buildings or trees) higher than normal 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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