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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These include bingo wings, or skin flaps hanging from upper arms, as displayed by players raising hands to claim victory.
During any individual reading part of the lesson, on-task behavior was defined as keeping eyes turned toward the speaker, raising hands to answer questions, and waiting to be called on by the teacher before responding.
Sam Merry, Airdrie, said: "I am a referee and we have been told on our courses that raising hands to opponents is a red card offence.