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Can we say 'talking in a high voice' instead...? Will it mean the same?



 
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Can we say 'talking in a high voice' instead...? Will it mean the same? #1 (permalink) Thu Dec 11, 2008 16:07 pm   Can we say 'talking in a high voice' instead...? Will it mean the same?
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #3 "Take it easy", question 5

She never shouts at her children.

(a) makes conversation with
(b) calls out to
(c) talks in a loud voice to
(d) speaks quickly to

English Idioms and Expressions, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #3 "Take it easy", answer 5

She never talks in a loud voice to her children.

Correct answer: (c) talks in a loud voice to

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In my opinion 'talking in a loud voice' may also mean arguments made in an elaborate way. Can we say 'talking in a high voice' instead..? Will it mean the same..?
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Can we say 'talking in a high voice' instead...? Will it mean the same? #2 (permalink) Thu Dec 11, 2008 17:28 pm   Can we say 'talking in a high voice' instead...? Will it mean the same?
 

No, a high voice just means the pitch of the voice is higher. It has nothing to do with volume.

To talk in a loud voice means to show anger by increasing the volume of your voice.
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