Traducción de high en español:
adjective -er, -est
- 1 1.1(building/wall/mountain)how high is it?the tower is 40 m high¿qué altura tiene?a 12 ft high wallla torre tiene 40 m de alto or de alturaI've known him since he was this highun muro de 12 pies de alto or de alturalo conozco desde que era así (de pequeño)Oraciones de ejemplo1.2
(window/balcony/ledge)(plateau)at a high altitudeto take a high divea gran altitudthe river is very highzambullirse or tirarse desde lo altothis is the highest the river has been since last springel río está muy alto or crecidoa high foreheades la máxima altura que ha alcanzado el río desde la primavera pasadahigh cheekbonesuna frente ampliapómulos (masculine plural) salientesOraciones de ejemplo1.3 (in status)
- To the south there are high mountains, covered in thick spring snow.
- Crystal clear streams flow down from the high mountains into the Datong River.
- The conditions in the high mountains were hard and four of our group turned back.
(office/rank/officials)I have it on the highest authorityshe moves in high/the highest circleslo sé de muy buena fuente or tintahe has friends in high placesse mueve en las altas esferas/los círculos más elevadosthe high lifetiene amigos muy bien situadosla gran vidaOraciones de ejemplo1.4 (morally, ethically)
- Most sports utility vehicles are so high off the ground that your dog has to be virtually airborne or a St Bernard to be able to climb in.
- Filming at high altitude in the Peruvian Andes wasn't always much fun.
- At high altitudes, the thin air makes it hard to breathe unless the cabin is pressurized.
(ideals/principles/aims)Oraciones de ejemplo1.5 (in pitch)
- He said this situation had put the issue of imports very high on the agenda.
- Robert Altman has definitely made better films, but this one must rank high on the list.
- Finding a permanent home for the campus is high on the university's agenda.
(voice)(note)the speech ended on a high noteel discurso terminó con una nota de optimismoOraciones de ejemplo
- The auteur's true genius lies in his ability to combine high art with popular culture.
- The Czechs are nothing if not talented musicians with a deep love of fine culture and high art.
- One final relevant feature of postmodernity is its mixture of popular and high culture.
- As they cross into his yard, their voices fade to a dull murmur punctuated by high laughter.
- Her voice was high and almost childish as she gave the man a playful swat on the arm.
- The intro was played softly and her voice was high and sweet, singing the melody.
- 2 2.1 (considerable, greater than usual)(number/score/salary/interest rate)(pressure/voltage/current)(speed/velocity)(wind)(temperature/fever)he has a very high colorthink of a number higher than fivetiene un color muy subidothe high latitudespiensa en un número mayor que cincothe temperature was in the high eightieslas altas latitudesthe death toll could rise as high as 20la temperatura rondaba los noventa gradosunemployment is very highel número de muertos podría elevarse a 20the high cost of giving in to terrorismhay mucho desempleoto pay a high price for somethingel alto precio que se paga por ceder al terrorismothey've paid a high price for failurepagar algo muy caroto play for high stakeshan pagado muy caro el fracasomy hopes were high as I set outapostar fuerteByzantine art finds its highest expression in …tenía grandes esperanzas al partirto be highel arte bizantino tiene su expresión más depurada en …
insomethinghigh in protein 2.2 (good, favorable) Ver ejemplos: to hold somebody in high esteemser rico enalgohe has a high regard for youtener a alguien en gran or en mucha estima2.3 (Games)tiene muy buen concepto de ti(card/throw)Oraciones de ejemplo
- But poker is most interesting when the stakes are high and small fortunes rest on the draw of a card.
- You are 65, but you played for high stakes over several years, and eventually you lost.
- It seems to me that many in the U.S. don't quite appreciate how high the stakes are.
- 3 3.1 (Literat, Theater)a moment of high drama/comedya tale of high adventureun momento muy dramático/comiquísimo3.2 (climactic) the high point of the noveluna historia de grandes aventurasel punto culminante de la novelaOraciones de ejemplo
- Chickpeas are exceptionally high in protein and very low in fat, making them an ideal food.
- Cashews are high in protein and carbohydrate as well as being rich in vitamin A.
- Waves on Puget Sound were so high that day that only four crew members could row.
- 4 4.1 (happy, excited) Ver ejemplos: she was in high spiritswe had a high old time [colloquial] 4.2 (intoxicated) [colloquial] to be/get high on somethingestaba muy animadaestar drogado or (in Spain also) colocado/drogarse or (in Spain also) colocarse con algo [colloquial]Oraciones de ejemplo
- During some of these incidents he admitted to being high on heroin and cocaine.
- During the three-week trial the jury heard Giles, 19, was high on drink and drugs at the time of the attack.
- It was 2001 when Joe was physically attacked by a passenger he believes was high on drugs.
- 5 (of time, period) Ver ejemplos:in high summer high Gothicit was her best dress, worn only on high days and holidaysel gótico tardíoera su mejor vestido, el que tenía reservado para las grandes ocasiones
- 6(game)que huele fuerte(meat)Oraciones de ejemplo
- Mine are hung for no more than 2 or 3 days especially over the last few years what with the milder winters. Its a question of taste and how high you like your bird.
- The meat was quite high with complex strong flavours, which is just the way I like it.
adverb -er, -est
- 1 1.1(fly)the tower loomed high over the townthe mountain towered high above usla torre se erguía or se alzaba por encima de la ciudadthey built ever higherla montaña se elevaba dominante sobre nosotroshigh in the skyconstruían cada vez más altohigh overheaden lo alto del cielohigh upen las alturasif you go a bit higher up, you'll get a better viewen lo altothe Bears are fairly high in the leaguesi subes un poco más, tendrás mejor vistait's pretty high (up) on the agendalos Bears están entre los primeros de la ligato run high (river)es uno de los asuntos más importantesestar crecido(sea)estar embravecido(feelings)passions run high in this thrilling new sagaestar exaltadoshigh and dryto leave somebody high and drylas pasiones se desatan en esta nueva y emocionante sagathere was the boat, high and dry on a sandbankdejar a alguien en la estacadadejar a alguien tirado [colloquial]to search o hunt o look high and low (for something) 1.2allí estaba el bote, varado en un banco de arena(in status)to aim high (marksman)apuntar alto(ambitious person)he's risen high in his professionto fly highha llegado alto en su profesión(be successful, happy)ir viento en popa(have high ambitions)Oraciones de ejemplo1.3
(in pitch) (sing)Oraciones de ejemplo
- There is no great benefit from ranking high this year as next year there are no World Championships.
- It has to be said that Pas de la Casa is boring, unless getting legless ranks high on your list.
- What is lacking are not the resources, but the political will. It is clear these topics do not rate very high on his agenda.
Oraciones de ejemplo
- We, the campaigners for radical change, have to raise our voices high.
- My voice went high with excitement.
- Without realizing it, I had raised my voice high enough for the whole class to hear.
- Mr Bond said that before the council collected the mess this week it was piled five feet high against the wall of the flats.
- So, despite these edicts, new apartment houses continued to be built five or six storeys high.
- I was a little concerned that I would pitch my material too high or too low.
- 2 2.1 (in amount, degree) Ver ejemplos: how high are you prepared to bid?she stands high in my esteem o estimation¿hasta cuánto estás dispuesto a pujar or ofrecer?2.2 (in cards) Ver ejemplos: to go highla tengo en gran estimala estimo muchoto lead highjugar una carta altato play highsalir con una carta altajugar fuerte
- 1 1.1 countable (level) inflation reached a new high1.2 uncountableon highla inflación alcanzó un nuevo récord(in heaven)en las alturas(high above)a new directive from on high [humorous]en lo altouna nueva directiva de arriba or de las altas esferas [humorous]
- 2 countable (Meteorol) 2.1 (anticyclone)2.2 (high temperature)zona (feminine) de altas presionesOraciones de ejemplo
Oraciones de ejemplo
- In Finland, sea levels reached record highs, cutting off several coastal roads, but no major damage was reported.
- In 2002, unemployment levels reached historic highs of 23 percent, real wages plummeted and the peso was severely devalued.
- This is a big worry, because mortgage debt and consumer credit figures keep hitting new highs every month.
- In the southern hemisphere it is the meeting place of the dry east to southeast winds generated by the subtropical highs, and the moisture-laden northwesterly monsoon winds.
- The high may move northward to cover Scotland or stay stuck just south of the UK.
- These intermittent highs effectively separate the northwestern trough from the deep-water regions of the Hatton-Rockall and Iceland Basins to the west.
- 5 countable (high school) [colloquial]Oraciones de ejemplo
Oraciones de ejemplo
- Cannabis does alter your mind. It can make you more irritable, or sometimes depress you, or sometimes put you on a high.
- Fortunately, I was on a high by now, and energy was pouring out of me.
- I was on a high for the rest of the night, and it lasted until the next day.
- And these were girls that Haylie had grown up with, in middle school and junior high.
- He had gone to my elementary school, moved on to junior high, and I never saw him again.
- I was in the last year of primary school while my sister was in junior high.
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