Pop Question

31 Jan 2010 — High

 

How would you improve this sentence? 

The statue is eight-foot high and stands on a two-foot tall base.

The statue is eight-foot high and stands on a two-foot tall base.

 

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The statue is eight-feet high and stands on a two-foot tall base.

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The statue is eight-foot high and stands on a two-feet tall base

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The statue is eight-foot high and stands on a two-foot high base.

 
 

high (Adj) – having a great extent / reach upward  (e.g a kite is high in the sky)

tall (Adj) – measuring a long distance from the ground to the top  (e.g a man is tall)

pedestal (N) –  the base on which a statue stands