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    high up on a hill

    Getty built a museum high up on a hill.
    What does the phrase "high up on a hill" mean?

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    Re: high up on a hill

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    Getty built a museum high up on a hill.
    What does the phrase "high up on a hill" mean?
    Here "high up" means significantly elevated, not low on a hill or on flat land. So "high up on a hill" would mean at or near the top of a smaller hill or at least part way up a taller hill.

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