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    tall order

    In the sentence below, what does "tall order" mean?

    And that's a tall order, and he's got two weeks and a day to do it in.

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    Re: tall order

    Quote Originally Posted by dilermando View Post
    In the sentence below, what does "tall order" mean?

    And that's a tall order, and he's got two weeks and a day to do it in.
    If something is a tall order it is difficult to do

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    Re: tall order

    Quote Originally Posted by dilermando View Post
    In the sentence below, what does "tall order" mean?

    And that's a tall order, and he's got two weeks and a day to do it in.
    a tall order (informal): a request or piece of work that is almost impossible.

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