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Confusing Words > high and highly
Does "bored" mean the same as "boring"? What's the difference between "funny" and "fun"? Here are some commonly confused English word pairs.

The adverb highly has a different meaning to high which is an adjective and adverb (opposite of low or short). Highly means extremely.


Rebecca is highly qualified / gifted.

She has got a highly paid job in the pharmaceutical industry.

Joan was highly respected and competent.

The premiums charged for these policies are usually very high because of the high risk faced by the car drivers and the passengers who travel in these cars.

One of the criteria that most candidates look for is a high salary career.

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