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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But Steve Harmison caught a glimpse of a raised hand and got the wrong end of the stick.
Every pluck of a guitar string, every raised hand and even sitting down raised a roar Hampden Park could hardly beat.
A raised hand was silenced by the just shield of a word.
The only way to proceed, then, was by touching the sides of the extremely narrow tunnel--barely shoulder width and low enough that a raised hand could touch the ceiling.
The United players were screaming for a penalty kick after only 12 minutes when Stevie Crawford's lob into the six yard box was blocked by the raised hand of Garry Hay.
In class, a raised hand tells the teacher we have something to say.
She told the court: ``The woman stood up, grabbed at something, hit out at him with a raised hand holding a knife and then she ran from the table.
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?
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.
"Meghan's raised hand clasp does seem to create a barrier between herself and Harry which is a change from the arm-holding and face-gazing we've seen from her with him so far," body language expert Judi James told (https://www.dailystar.co.uk/real-life/687442/Meghan-Markle-Prince-Harry-International-Womens-Day-Kate-Middleton-Prince-William) Daily Star.
TELE 5 and airberlin are opening the festivities with an exclusive anniversary aircraft with its fuselage adorned with a raised hand showing a Vulcan greeting, and a logo announcing 50 Years of Star Trek.
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.