Raise

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Raise

An increase in one's wages or salary. A company may offer a raise for seniority, exceptional work performance or some other reason. Some raises are automatic, especially to account for the cost of living, while others must be requested or earned. In the UK, a raise is sometimes called a rise.
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The pair were involved in an angry exchange following Burnley's second goal when a verbal volley from the goalkeeper was met with a raised hand from the defender.
The idea that a raised hand must automatically equal a red card may be overly-simplistic but while them's the rules, any manager seeking to defend such actions is risking damaging repeats.
The signal at a crosswalk in Spokane, Washington, was showing the "Walk" and "Don't Walk" signs, but when it came to the electronic sign's raised hand, which is the universal signal to stop, it was missing some fingers.
A witness described McLelland running at Mr Mulholland with the trophy upside down in his raised hand, lungeing towards him and striking him on the left side of the head with it.
But Burnley did well to survive a 27th-minute penalty claim when Westlake's shot was blocked by the raised hand of Frank Sinclair, who looked relieved to have escaped punishment.
The fact there was not a single dissenting voice or raised hand against the scheme for a third night running suggested they will take the plunge.
He seemed to give Middlesbrough a free-kick whenever they demanded one, but Festa's raised hand at McAllister and Fleming's kick at Hadji both went unpunished.
I saw a flash of light reflected from something he was brandishing in his raised hand and my heart leaped as I recognised the cut-throat razor.
Running up and throwing myself in front of her, she stopped, then talked into her raised hand.
That might confuse hotels staff, unsure whether a raised hand is a vote for the lowering carbon emissions targets or a signal for another tropical fruit punch.
From teenager Stuart Downing's floated corner, there appeared to be a decent shout for a penalty as Gareth Southgate's header struck the raised hand of Rio Ferdinand.
Vics were reduced to 10 men when Ross Donaldson saw red for a raised hand and the strugglers were buried in 79 minutes by Scott Cameron's free-kick.