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31 Jan 2010 — High

How would you improve this sentence?

 

The statue is eight-foot high and stands on a two-foot tall base.
The statue is eight-foot high and stands on a two-foot tall base.

 

 

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The statue is eight-feet high and stands on a two-foot tall base.

 

 

 

 

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The statue is eight-foot high and stands on a two-feett tall base

 

 

 

 

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The statue is eight-foot high and stands on a two-foot high base.

 

 

 

 

 

high (adj.) – having a great extent / reach upward  (e.g a kite is high in the sky)
tall (adj.) – measuring a long distance from the ground to the top  (e.g a man is tall)
pedestal (n.) –  the base on which a statue stands 

 

 

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