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raise in English:

1. bring up bring up


When Don’s wife died he was left to bring up their four children by himself.
“To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.”
I have one small thing to bring up.
Don't bring up her past. She doesn't like talking about it.
Parents should better bring up their children.
If Paul comes in, don't bring up the party. It's going to be a surprise.
We bring up twins.
I'll tell Adam to bring up some more champagne.
Remember, don’t bring up Mary’s breakup when you talk to her.
In conclusion, I would like to bring up one technical issue.
I feel I ought to bring up another small matter.
She was ​crying so much I ​thought she'd ​bring up her ​breakfast.
I would like to bring up the two most critical points one more time.
After their mother died, the children were bring up by their aunt.
Don't bring up money, religion or politics at dinner

English word "raise"(bring up) occurs in sets:

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2. to to


Go to sleep.
I hope to one day speak German as well as you speak English.
Why aren't you going? "Because I don't want to."
It took me more than two hours to translate a few pages of English.
Look at me when I talk to you!
Homeroom teachers should make every effort to keep in touch with their students.
Nobody ever comes to see us in this out-of-the-way village.
If I can get into university, I am hoping to learn to speak two foreign languages.
Fewer workers meant fewer people with money to buy goods.
Franklin Roosevelt was born to a rich and important New York family.
Two roundtrip tickets to Osaka, please.
The president was quoted as saying he would like to visit Japan soon.
You are welcome to the use of our house while we are away on vacation.
It began to rain heavily just as we got to the gate.
According to the weather forecast, the rainy season will set in next week.

English word "raise"(to) occurs in sets:

prepositions sritions

3. lower lower


In 1880, the Irish boycotted a landowner, Captain C.C. Boycott, for failing to lower rents.
His lower lip trembled
The higher classes constitute the mind of the single large whole of humanity; the lower classes constitute its limbs; the former are the thinking and designing part, the latter the executive part.
Shanghainese is actually a kind of pidgin, based on Wu dialects, Lower Yangtze Mandarin, and English loanwords.
The ownership of women begins in the lower barbarian stages of culture, apparently with the seizure of female captives. The original reason for the seizure and appropriation of women seems to have been their usefulness as trophies.
However, compared to that in cities, rural use of online news, search engines, online shopping, online banking, online stocks and so on is much lower.
He and his wife both work and his salary is lower than hers, so no wonder he is a hen-pecked husband.
It is a two level style round burial mound, 23m diameter (lower level), 18m (higher).
A nearby town even considered becoming part of the neighboring state. They really just wanted lower taxes.
Far from refuting the thesis that race is to blame for lower IQ score, Lynn's data actually supports it.
Subjugation of the lower classes is important to our covert centralization of resources.
If a women walks on a public street exposing her lower body, it's public indecency. If she walks while exposing her upper body, then it's a violation of article 20(1) of the minor offenses act.
If Cleopatra's nose had been a little lower, the history of the world might have been different.
When we take the wind-chill factor into account, the temperature must have been lower than thirty degrees below zero centigrade.
The musical instruments and parts are completely professional quality! And yet the prices are lower than anywhere!

English word "raise"(lower) occurs in sets:

Opposites - verbs

4. increasing your salary



English word "raise"(increasing your salary) occurs in sets:

Earnings, rewards and benefits

5. in


I live in Warsaw.
Half a million children still face malnutrition in Niger.
Back in high school, I got up at 6 a.m. every morning.
Poverty does more to bring out the worst in people and conceal the best than anything else in the world.
Kissing one's spouse in public is considered acceptable behavior in some countries.
In the United States, it takes a minimum of eight years of college to become a medical doctor.
Water, in its natural state, is a fluid.
An estimated 20% of the water used by homeowners in cities is used for their grass.
What you spend time doing in your childhood affects the rest of your life.
The inland taipan, a snake found in Australia, is the most venomous snake in the world.
In North America, business operates on "the customer is always right" principle.
I'm the type who gets nervous in front of people, so I'm bad at speech making.
Please make your reservation one week in advance.
If I should be suddenly spoken to in English, I might run away.
The Democrats haven't decided on their candidates yet, but in any case they're sure to lose.

6. to cause something to increase



7. to warn people that something bad is happening



English word "raise"(to warn people that something bad is happening) occurs in sets:

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8. raise


raise questiones
If you raise an eyebrow, it can mean "I want to have sex with you", but also "I find that what you just said is completely idiotic."
The first question we must raise is whether a cultural barrier existed between those groups.
To raise one's name in later generations and thereby glorify one's parents, this is the greatest expression of filial piety.
In the first section of this review I raise the question of how brain processes cause our conscious experiences.
The aim of our first appeal this year is to raise at least Ł50,000 for the young research centre into neuroendocrine tumours.
Some psychologists raise doubts about Pepperberg's research.
A year of record earnings for investment banks has done little to raise hopes. Treating obesity would cost too much and would substantially raise health care premiums.
While long-term credit banks are authorized by law to issue bonds to raise fund, they are not allowed to take deposits the way ordinary banks are.
They shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; One nation shall not raise the sword against another, nor shall they train for war again.
When the tip was a lone dime thrown into a glass, the waitress would raise the glass while hastily preparing the table for the next customer. She would then spill the water and that would be it.
Even the periodical pay raise could not keep abreast of higher living costs.
Today's agenda concerns the re-election of the student council. If anybody wishes to stand as a candidate, please raise your hand.
B2 to collect money from other people: They're raising money for charity. raise your voice ​ to speak loudly and angrily to someone

English word "raise"(raise) occurs in sets:

101 - 200 verbos

9. I asked for a raise in my salary



English word "raise"(I asked for a raise in my salary) occurs in sets:

World of Work

10. bring sb up