tall

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtɔːl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/tɔl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(tôl)


Inflections of 'tall' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
taller
adj comparative
tallest
adj superlative
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tall

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is [five feet] tall
  2. tall and [skinny, thin]
  3. is tall with [brown hair, blue eyes]
  4. is tall for her age
  5. not tall enough to reach the [shelf, top]
  6. taller than [me, her mother]
  7. is too tall (for me)
  8. it's so tall!
  9. the [grass, lawn] is getting [too, pretty] tall
  10. [in, through] the tall grass
  11. stands taller than [a man, 36 inches, an elephant]
  12. tall buildings
  13. the tallest building in [the world, Europe, New York City]
  14. that is a tall order (to fill)
  15. don't tell tall [tales, stories]
  16. (sounds like) a tall story
adv
  1. should stand tall (and)
  2. stand tall and (be) proud
  3. stand tall [in the face of, against]
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