waist-deep


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Adv.1.waist-deep - up to the waistwaist-deep - up to the waist; "the water rose waist-high"
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waist-deep

[ˈweɪstˈdiːp] ADJhasta la cintura

waist-deep

[ˌweɪstˈdiːp]
1. advfino alla cintura, fino alla vita
2. adjalto/a fino alla cintura, alto/a fino alla vita
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Now the stones at the bottom of the stream were round and slippery, and the current swept along strongly, waist-deep, in the middle.
The stones under my feet were muddy and slippery, and the river was so low that I ran perhaps twenty feet scarcely waist-deep.
The inadequate boat finally arrived at a precarious landing, the natives, waist-deep in the surf, assisting.
So he stood waist-deep in the grass and looked regretfully across the rolling savannah and the soft-swelling foothills to the Lion's Head, a massive peak of rock that upreared into the azure from the midmost centre of Guadalcanar, a landmark used for bearings by every coasting mariner, a mountain as yet untrod by the foot of a white man.
One o'clock came, and two o'clock, and the pirates were clustering on the highest shoal, waist-deep in water.
Through the heavy Caspakian air, beneath the swollen sun, the five men marched northwest from Fort Dinosaur, now waist-deep in lush, jungle grasses starred with myriad gorgeous blooms, now across open meadow-land and parklike expanses and again plunging into dense forests of eucalyptus and acacia and giant arboreous ferns with feathered fronds waving gently a hundred feet above their heads.
This man I have told you of is one of the pontooners of the Beresina; he helped to construct the bridge by which the army made the passage, and stood waist-deep in water to drive in the first piles.
They waded waist-deep in the grass, in a compact body, bearing an improvised stretcher in their midst.
Tasks include teams of eight men carrying loads of up to 55kgs across unforgiving terrain and there have been accounts of soldiers trudging through waist-deep bogland for four hours.
Imogen joined two teams of glamorous girls who crawled under barbed wire, battled with rope swings, waded waist-deep through ice-cold water and scrambled over high walls - all with the aim of encouraging the nation to rise to their own challenge and enter the Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile taking place across the UK on March 21.
Wading through icy, waist-deep water and scrambling over high walls was also part of their ordeal.
30pm) Extreme cleaners embark on a mission to search out and destroy a rat infestation, a sewage specialist finds himself waist-deep in a sea of human waste, and an eye is kept on an operation to unload 25,000 tons of coal dust.