having a greater than average height
"he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying"
"a tall order"
"a tall story"
He like a tall fellow..interdicted the King, with the whole Realme.
出自： W. Prynne
误 His nose is very tall.
正 His nose is very long.
析 汉语中所谓“鼻子的高〔低〕”译成英文时不可说a high〔tall〕 nose或a low nose,而应说a long〔short〕 nose。