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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How can parents rush to law to protect their offspring from the raised hand of a teacher, only to claim the right to inflict the same violence on the same children themselves?
Running up and throwing myself in front of her, she stopped, then talked into her raised hand.
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.
Every pluck of a guitar string, every raised hand and even sitting down raised a roar Hampden Park could hardly beat.
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 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.
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.
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.
The raised hand appears on the call host's Web Manager screen next to the attendee's name and allows the host to un-mute that individual attendee so that they can ask their question.
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.
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.