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If you say that prices or confidence are sky-high, you are emphasizing that they are at a very high level. [emphasis] ⇒ Christie said: 'My confidence is sky high.' ⇒ ...the effect of falling house prices and sky-high interest rates.
Sky high is also an adverb. ⇒ Their prestige went sky high.
Tell them about the jukebox too early and the plan is blown sky-high.David Cavanagh MUSIC FOR BOYS`You don't offer drinks to someone who threatens to blow your world sky-high.Jenkins, Geoffrey A DAYSTAR OF FEARThere's not a lot of work and the house prices are sky-high.Christina Jones TICKLED PINKFunny business, sky-high , Ursula thinks, wonderingexactly which of a thousand interchangeable TV dramasIvy thinks she's in.Alex Shakar THE SAVAGE GIRL