Are they both OK, 'The giraffe is 5 meters HIGH/TALL'? Thanks!
May 10, 2016 11:14 PM
Answers · 3
No, normally when talking about people/animals/buildings people say "He/she is 5 meters tall".
May 10, 2016
Usually, inanimate objects are high. Animate objects are tall. e.g. The giraffe is 5 metres tall. Mount Everest is 8,848 metres high.
May 10, 2016
The Giraffe is 5 meters tall. The clouds are high up in the sky.
May 10, 2016
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