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"The house is very tall."

Translation:Das Haus ist sehr hoch.

July 25, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Elderwanda

So, if a person is tall, we say "groß", but if a house is tall, we say, "hoch". Correct?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MortiBiRD

Yes, in general its like this. But a house also gets called groß but then its not always about the height but about the general size. So you might hear a building ist hoch or groß when someone is speaking about the height.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/spridersophia

Groß was marked wrong though..


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KZB16

Could "Das Haus ist hoch" also mean "The house is high", say, up on a hill?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DZBIze

Why not "Das Haus ist wirklich hoch?"

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