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Adjective
(of an object) Having a greater than average height
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“With over three hundred skyscrapers, the city of Hong Kong currently has the most number of tall buildings in the world.”
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(of a person) Having a greater than average height and build
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“He chose to pursue a career in sports because he was naturally tall and athletic.”
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(of a person) Having a greater than average height with a rangy build
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“He had, by this time, changed quite a bit from the tall, scrawny boy he used to be.”
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Implausible or untrue
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“Be warned that he has a penchant for telling tall stories about his life and achievements.”
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Requiring more effort than could be reasonably expected or asked for
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“The interns felt that Frank Underwood's demands for amendments to the education bill were a tall order.”
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Given to using language in a showy way
“Michael had a penchant for using tall talk to impress others with his vocabulary.”
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In the measurement of height
“The average man is roughly 5 feet 9 inches tall.”
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That has been described as greater or better than it actually is
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Grown-up
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Reaching the ankles
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Existing only in the realms of one's imagination
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Too long
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Adverb
In a level or upright position
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