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  • 101 raise / raze —    Raise means to build or grow : The farmer raises corn. The Amish will raise the walls of a building by noon.    Raze is to destroy: The school was razed and a new one built in its place.  See rise / raise …

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  • 102 raise a smile — phrase to react to what someone has just said by smiling, or to make someone else react in this way She was too weak to even raise a smile. Thesaurus: to smilesynonym Main entry: raise …

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  • 103 raise hopes — raise (someone’s) hopes/expectations/ phrase to make someone hope or expect that something will be very good or successful It would be unfair to raise your hopes at this early stage. Thesaurus: to make someone more hopeful and optimisticsynonym… …

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  • 104 raise expectations — raise (someone’s) hopes/expectations/ phrase to make someone hope or expect that something will be very good or successful It would be unfair to raise your hopes at this early stage. Thesaurus: to make someone more hopeful and optimisticsynonym… …

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  • 105 raise someone's expectations — raise (someone’s) hopes/expectations/ phrase to make someone hope or expect that something will be very good or successful It would be unfair to raise your hopes at this early stage. Thesaurus: to make someone more hopeful and optimisticsynonym… …

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  • 106 raise the dead — literary phrase to make someone who is dead alive again They were making enough noise to raise the dead. Thesaurus: coming back to life againsynonym Main entry: raise …

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  • 107 raise the bar — see ↑bar, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑raise * * * raise the ˈbar idiom to set a new, higher standard of quality or performance • The factory has raised the bar on productivity, food safety and quality. • …

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  • 108 Raise the Roof (Luke song) — Raise the Roof is a 1998 rap single by Luke. The song helped to popularize the arm gesture by the same name which involved repeatedly extending ones arms upwards with the palms of the hands also facing upwards. The single peaked at #26 on the U.S …

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  • 109 Raise Hell — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Thrash Metal, Death Metal Gründung 1997 Website …

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  • 110 Raise Your Voice — Título La chica del verano Escucha tu voz Ficha técnica Dirección Sean McNamara Dirección artística Gary Myers …

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  • 111 Raise the Pressure — Album par Electronic Sortie 8 juillet 1996 Durée 62 min 31 s Genre House, Alternative Producteur Bernard Sumner et …

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  • 112 Raise the Roof — Жанр фанк Годы 1994 ... Страна …

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  • 113 raise hopes — index promise (raise expectations) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 114 raise borer — ● raise borer nom féminin Synonyme de foreuse de cheminée. ● raise borer (synonymes) nom féminin Synonymes : foreuse de cheminée …

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  • 115 raise\ hackles — • raise hackles • raise one s hackles v. phr. To make (someone) upset or annoyed; arouse hostility. Attempts to add new ingredients to the beer raised hackles among all the old brew masters …

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  • 116 raise\ one's\ hackles — • raise hackles • raise one s hackles v. phr. To make (someone) upset or annoyed; arouse hostility. Attempts to add new ingredients to the beer raised hackles among all the old brew masters …

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  • 117 raise the bar — raise the level, set a higher standard    If we raise the bar, students will try harder but more will fail …

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  • 118 raise your game — raise (your) game to make an effort to improve the way that you play a game. They re going to have to raise their game if they want to stay in the Premier Division this season …

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  • 119 raise game — raise (your) game to make an effort to improve the way that you play a game. They re going to have to raise their game if they want to stay in the Premier Division this season …

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  • 120 raise your hackles — raise (your) hackles to annoy someone. Jim could raise her hackles quickly, but she enjoyed being with him anyway. Related vocabulary: make your hair stand on end Etymology: based on the literal meaning of hackles (= the hairs on the back of a… …

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