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Two men being killed on one horse seems rather a tall order, yet it is perfectly true.

It may be rather a tall order just at present, but the suggestion is worthy of consideration.

This was a tall order, owing to the very wet weather we have been having lately—up to the eyes in mud.

"That's a tall order for one man," Jason said calmly—much calmer than he really felt.

The Ethical EngineerHenry Maxwell Dempsey

"That is rather a tall order, Prince," rejoined Nugent, watching the other narrowly.

This may seem a tall order, but a half-back should be both a forward and a half-back combined.

That was a tall order, and in spite of all of youth's enthusiasm was enough to make any young fellow nervous.

Rung Ho!Talbot Mundy

“A tall order that,” said Cleek with one of his curious, one-sided smiles.

Cleek of Scotland YardThomas W. Hanshew

A tall order indeed, all had to pack up and stow away what we were leaving behind.

It was a tall order, that; but as the bridge was up there was no other way.

The Valley of FearSir Arthur Conan Doyle
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