waist-high


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

[ˈweɪstˈhaɪ]
A. ADJhasta la cintura
the water was waist-highel agua cubría or llegaba hasta la cintura
B. ADV the ball bounced waist-highla pelota dio un bote al nivel de la cintura
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The grass was waist-high and higher, and as she rode along she remembered that Gogoomy was one of a gang of boys that had been detailed to the grass-cutting.
He stood in a mass of weeds that grew waist-high in the field that ran away from the hillside.
The grain was waist-high on either side the wagon road, and he sniffed the warm aroma of it with delighted nostrils.
He clutched a tree that yet stood, and clung on, holding the girl and sobbing for air, while the waters of the lagoon washed by knee-high and at times waist-high.
Over the edge there peeped a clean-cut, boyish face, which looked keenly about it, and then, with a hand on either side of the aperture, drew itself shoulder-high and waist-high, until one knee rested upon the edge.
His legs swung like a pendulum as he drew himself up with one arm, then shifted the position of the other hand, and very gradually worked himself waist-high with the sill.
D'Oliveira was dropped on three - a routine chance to Miles Hammond waist-high at second slip off Ryan Higgins - and it proved an expensive mistake.
The grass at play parks and social areas around the region has recently been getting cut by volunteers who were fed up seeing waist-high weeds spoil areas for dog-walkers and children.
Morris said the water was about waist-high on the babies and there had never been a problem with them being in the bath before.
The prime minister tweeted a photo of a polio worker Irfan whose video had gone viral while he was walking through the waist-high snow in Swat while braving the biting cold.
Summary: The polio worker, identified as Irfan, was seen wading through waist-high snow
The bowler went around the wicket, only to send down a waist-high no-ball.