high and low


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Examples of high and low in a Sentence

I've been looking high and low for my glasses.

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On March 31 2019, Kent probably experienced the high and low points of his career so far, in a frantic 90 minutes. SI.com, "Ryan Kent: 5 Things to Know About Liverpool Star Wanted By Rangers Boss Steven Gerrard," 12 July 2019 The speaker enclosure is all-weather certified and water-resistant to withstand salt fog, UV rays, extreme high and low temperatures, and heavy rain. Dallas News, "Gadget roundup: Speakers that can live outdoors and more," 4 July 2019 Fifty-five hours of anything is bound to produce higher and lower points. Robert Lloyd, latimes.com, "Review: Was Upright Citizens Brigade's 55-hour improv marathon funny? Yes, and ...," 2 July 2019 Chrissy Teigen will join Cohen for a retrospective of show high and low lights. Hal Boedeker, orlandosentinel.com, "Andy Cohen celebrates 10 years in late night," 26 June 2019 Kael articulated a provocative new vision of American cinema in which the most invigorating films blurred the boundaries of high and low culture. The New Yorker, "Sunday Reading: The Electrifying Critical Mind of Pauline Kael," 16 June 2019 The Echo Spot took one or two seconds to tell me the high and low temperatures along with sun and cloud icons showing that day's weather forecast. Valentina Palladino, Ars Technica, "Lenovo Smart Clock review: A small smart display that doesn’t display much," 3 June 2019 As the experimenter moved the high and low pitches closer together, making the perceptual task more difficult, Natua would sometimes, after an interval of hesitation, choose to press the opt-out paddle. Thomas Nagel, The New York Review of Books, "Known Unknowns," 18 Apr. 2019 Emotional highs and lows are nicely balanced by small moments of humor, though the tone wobbles a bit. Kimber Myers, latimes.com, "Review: Sienna Miller makes ‘American Woman’ her own," 13 June 2019

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First Known Use of high and low

1525, in the meaning defined above

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