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Hi vs High

Hi vs High. When he said “hi” they could tell he was on a natural high from his long run. Get your writing in to shape with ErrNET proofreading technology!

Hi is an informal exclamation that is used as a friendly greeting or to attract attention.

High as an adjective is of great vertical extent; great, or greater than normal, in quantity, size, or intensity.
High as a noun is a high point, level, or figure; a state of high spirits or euphoria.
High as an adverb is at or to a considerable or specified height.

High and hi are types of homonyms called heterographs, which are words that are pronounced the same but have different meanings and spellings. Because of their identical pronunciations, these words can get confused and misused in English writing. These words will never get confused or misused in your writing if you use ErrNET proofreading technology to check your work!

Hi sentence examples:

Hi, how are you doing?

Aren’t you even going to say hi to me?

Tony said hi and then goodbye because he was in a hurry and did not have time to talk.

Hi, thanks for coming over on such short notice.

I just called to say hi.

I’m going to go say hi to my friends really quickly, and then I’ll be right back.

High sentence examples:

High-level thinkers generally don’t have time for people’s bullshit.

Although this medication is excellent for treating high blood pressure, it does have some serious side effects.

I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life after I graduated from high school.

She is a great person and is very high on my list.

They smoked a lot of pot last night and got very high.

He shot too high and missed the target.

Set high goals, and then go after them relentlessly.

The high winds blew the small boat up against the rocks.

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