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Translation of "tall" - English-Spanish dictionary

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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