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Pronunciation: /ˌʃəʊldərˈhaɪ; ˌʃəʊldəˈhaɪ/

Translation of shoulder-high in Spanish:


  • to carry sb shoulder-high llevar a algn en or a hombros, llevar a algn en volandas or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) 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.


  • to stand shoulder-high to sb llegarle* al hombro a algn the shelf is shoulder-high el estante está a la altura del hombro

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