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shoulder-high

American English: /ˈˌʃoʊldər ˈhaɪ/

adverb

  • to carry somebody shoulder-high
    llevar a alguien en or a hombros
    llevar a alguien en volandas or (Southern Cone) andas
    Example sentences
    • One of the more uncouth retorts was delivered by a hitter when the ump called a strike on a shoulder-high fastball.
    • Gary Payton was allowed to throw a perfect, shoulder-high delivery to Fisher.
    • At the top of the last little bump, they could see the shoulder-high summit sign illuminated by the first light of day.

adjective

  • to stand shoulder-high to somebody
    llegarle al hombro a alguien
    the shelf is shoulder-high
    el estante está a la altura del hombro
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