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a tall order

a tall or·der
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey tawl awr-der]
    • /eɪ tɔl ˈɔr dər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey tawl awr-der]
    • /eɪ tɔl ˈɔr dər/

Definitions of a tall order words

  • phrase a tall order If something is a tall order, it is very difficult. 3
  • noun a tall order something difficult, demanding, or exacting 3
  • noun a tall order challenge, demanding task 1

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Parts of speech for A tall order

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

a tall order popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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