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sky-high

Pronunciation: /skaɪˈhaɪ/

Translation of sky-high in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • he kicked the ball sky-high mandó la pelota por los aires house prices have gone sky-high el precio de la vivienda se ha disparado or se ha puesto por las nubes
    Example sentences
    • I see that violent crime is out of control in our cities, snuffing out lives, mangling the limbs of the innocent, raising anxiety levels sky-high.
    • Expert view: His cholesterol levels must be sky-high.
    • Without Arnie, it is highly debatable if today's prize money would be halfway near its current sky-high levels.

adjective/adjetivo

  • prices are sky-high los precios están por las nubes or son astronómicos he's sky-high on his chances of election (American English/inglés norteamericano) cree que tiene la victoria asegurada

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