Definitions for tall order

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tall order, large order(noun)

    a formidable task or requirement

    "finishing in time was a tall order but we did it"


  1. tall order(Noun)

    A big job; a difficult challenge.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Giacomo Mori:

    It's not impossible but it's a tall order and there is no margin for error, alfa has to offer all the technology and perks that are a given in those German cars and something else.

  2. Tor Martin Anfinnsen:

    In order to meet demand, we still need to find and develop 5-6 Saudi Arabias, it's such a tall order that I'm not sure we'll manage, given that the world has consumed more oil than our industry has been able to replace the last few years.

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