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背が高い, 背がたかい, せが高い, せがたかい
Expression, See 背の高い, Antonym: 背が低い
tall (of a person)
ジョンの方が二人のうちで背が高い。
背が低い, せがひくい
Expression, See 背の低い, Antonym: 背が高い
short (of a person)
私の姉は君より背が低い。
背が立つ, せがたつ
Expression, Godan verb
to have one's feet reach the bottom (e.g. when standing in water)
そこはとても深くて、私には背がたたなかった。
背が伸びる, せがのびる
Expression, Ichidan verb
to grow taller (of people)
「背が伸びて入らないわよね」「そう、断じて太ったわけではない!」「成長したという便利な言葉は我々の切り札」
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