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  *高* | 高* | *高
surname Gao
  *高* | 高* | *高
high / tall / above average / loud / your (honorific)
tallest / highest / supreme (court etc)
to raise / to increase / to improve
(a person's) height
Lego (toys)
to raise / to ascend
too high
to heighten / to raise / to increase / to rise
to be on the high side / to be unusually high
elevation / level
Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), Dutch post-Impressionist painter
Lingao County, Hainan
all-time high
majestic / sublime
to raise (price etc)
high jump (athletics)
Shanggao county in Yichun 宜春, Jiangxi
paramount / supremacy
to raise (one's voice) / to overrate / to build up / to stand out / outstanding
Yanggao county in Datong 大同, Shanxi
pitch (music) / tone
a support / to raise / to bolster / to jack up
the tide rises, the boat floats (idiom); fig. to change with the overall trend / to develop according to the situation
disco (loanword) / also written 迪斯科
to pull up
noble and virtuous / aloof from politics and material pursuits
old in years
when everybody gathers fuel, the flames are higher (idiom) / the more people, the more strength
Zhao Gao (?-207 BC), one of the most vile, corrupt and powerful eunuchs in Chinese history, responsible for the fall of Qin Dynasty
Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), Dutch post-Impressionist painter
to think highly of oneself (idiom); giving oneself airs / arrogant and self-important
to be proud of oneself
lit. the next mountain looks taller (idiom); fig. not satisfied with one's current position / the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence
to think highly of oneself (idiom); giving oneself airs / arrogant and self-important
pole vault / also written 撐桿跳高|撑杆跳高
to jump
lit. looking up to it, it gets higher; boring into it, it gets harder (idiom) (from Analects) / fig. to delve deeply into one's studies / meticulous and diligent study
to think of oneself as high and pure (idiom); smug and self-righteous / holier-than-thou

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