take a high polish

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Definition of take a high polish

: able to become very shiny when polished The stone takes a high polish.

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“Take a high polish.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20a%20high%20polish. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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