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raise the barTo raise standards or expectations, especially by creating something to a higher standard.Rate it:

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I'll see you and raise youUsed to accept a bet, and at the same time raise the stakes.Rate it:

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raise a stinkTo complain; to demand attention or remedy for a problem.Rate it:

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raise hellTo cause a great disturbance.Rate it:

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raise cainThe children tend to 'raise cain' if they can't play ball after supper.Rate it:

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I'll see you and raise youMore generally, used when someone produces or reveals something. One says this to announce they will answer by producing or revealing something of their own, usually greater in significance.Rate it:

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raise a handTo raise one's arm and hand.Rate it:

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raise a handTo volunteer.Rate it:

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Raise an EyebrowShocking or surprising someone by saying something exceptional or doing something extraordinary; showing the facial expressions of disapproving somethingRate it:

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Raise CainTo be extremely furious or frustrated and grumble with troubleRate it:

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raise cainTo behave in a disruptive manner.Rate it:

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raise cainTo cause trouble.Rate it:

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raise eyebrowsUsed other than as an idiom: see raise, eyebrows.Rate it:

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raise eyebrowsTo cause surprise.Rate it:

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raise eyebrowsTo cause mild disapproval.Rate it:

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raise one's handTo dare to question.Rate it:

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raise one's handTo volunteer.Rate it:

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raise one's voiceTo speak loudly.Rate it:

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raise somebody's hacklesMake someone angry.Rate it:

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raise someone's hacklesTo anger someone.Rate it:

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raise someone's shagTo anger or annoy someone.Rate it:

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raise the curtainBegin or start.Rate it:

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raise the flag and see who salutesIt generates, usually as a preliminary step.Rate it:

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raise the roofTo cause a commotion, as by boisterous celebrating or loud complaining; to make considerable noise.2008 Oct. 15, Leslie Ferenc, "Voters opt for stability of Guarnieri" in the Toronto Star (Canada)Jubilant Liberal supporters raised the roof of a Mississauga restaurant after incumbent Albina Guarnieri was swept back into office for her seventh term.Rate it:

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raise the roof2008 Oct. 15, Leslie Ferenc, "Voters opt for stability of Guarnieri" in the Toronto Star (Canada)Rate it:

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raise the spectreTo cause concern that something unfortunate might happen.Rate it:

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raise the stakesTo increase in significance or risk.Rate it:

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raise the stakesTo raise the stakes of a hand of poker.Rate it:

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raise upTo raiseRate it:

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buoy upTo uplift, hearten, inspire or raise the spirits.Rate it:

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jack upTo raise, hoist, or lift a thing using a jack, or similar means.Rate it:

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bring upTo raise children.Rate it:

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hike upTo raise or increase sharply.Rate it:

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jack upTo raise, increase, or accelerate; often said of prices, fees, or rates. See also jack up the price.Rate it:

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suspicere(in) caelumto raise the eyes to heaven; to look up to the sky.Rate it:

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up the anteTo raise the stakes of a hand of poker.Rate it:

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(supinas) manus ad caelum tendereto raise the hands to heaven (attitude of prayer).Rate it:

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aliquem ex paupere divitem facereto raise a man from poverty to wealth.Rate it:

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armar la de san Quintínto raise CainRate it:

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bring up toTo raise so that it reaches a particular standard or minimum requirement.Rate it:

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buck forTo strive for persistently; to try hard to obtain (a promotion, raise, etc.).Rate it:

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cause a stirTo cause controversy, or raise a disturbance.Rate it:

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clamorem tollere (Liv. 3. 28)to raise a shout, a cry.Rate it:

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crescere ex aliquoto raise oneself by another's fall.Rate it:

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crier haro sur quelqu’unTo raise an outcry against any one.Rate it:

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cry wolfTo raise a false alarm; to constantly warn others about an imagined threat, thereby failing to get assistance when a real threat appears.Rate it:

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disputer sur la pointe d’une aiguilleTo raise a discussion on a subject of no importance; To split hairs.Rate it:

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drink toTo raise one's glass as a toastRate it:

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exercitum conficere (Imp. Pomp. 21. 61)to raise an army.Rate it:

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get on toTo contact in order to raise or discuss a certain matter.Rate it:

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