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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #27710: Tall, high, great
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    Tall, high, great


    TALL        HIGH        GREAT

     

       TALL        opposite:       SHORT

    >  Tall : Having greater than ordinary height (people, buildings...) 

                                                                                                                 

     a  tall man                       a man of average size          a short man            the tallest tower in France          a tall bookcase                                      

                                                                        

    Question and answer: How tall are you ?   I am five feet, six inches tall

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    HIGH    ----->  opposite      LOW 
    Having a relatively great elevation; extending far upward

                                              

                        The airship flies high among the clouds .                    The plane flies low over the house. 

                                     

                          high jump                 The sun is high in the sky

     

         high speed     

      high temperaturehigh wind  the music is too loud

                                                                                                                               

     Like many actors I had high hopes when I first started.

      high opinion                 high interest                  high principles        It's high time we 'left'   (preterite)

                                                        
    The tall building rises high in the sky .            The child is not tall enough to reach the highest shelf .                 

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      GREAT   : Of outstanding significance or importance; Remarkable or outstanding in magnitude, degree, or extent

                                                           Pablo Casals

     She looks great in that dress.          He lived to a great age (96).                          a great crowd                            a great castle

                                                a great success;     a great deal;     great pleasure;     a great composer





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    1. When the ship entered the bay I could see the buildings that dominated the skyline.
    2. At altitudes it's difficult to get enough oxygen.
    3. Albert Einstein was a physicist and an accomplished violinist.
    4. I think we will move, this area has a level of pollution.
    5. I'm quite but my brother is very tall.
    6. We are going to Greece, you should come with us. The people are very nice and the weather is .
    7. We have visited our friends' new house, it is surrounded by trees.
    8. He is famous, his last painting has been sold at a price.
    9. The sun is on the horizon and about to set.
    10. ' The pretender' is a popular song, recorded by the Platters, that reached the number 1 position in 1956.








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