Which word is correct?

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bonia
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Which word is correct?

Postby bonia » Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:16 am

Dear friends, help! Which word should I use: a TALL building/ a HIGH building? Different books give different rules. I am at a loss...

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Re: Which word is correct?

Postby TheStephen » Fri Sep 30, 2011 7:57 pm

I think there is a difference in meaning, though that difference may not exist in all anglophone regions. A tall building would rise high into the sky, while a high building would be built in an area on a high altitude.


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