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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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Israel has already "raised hell" about such a plan and has been doing all in its hand to "delay or sabotage" an EU vote on it, which would pave the way for the plan to go before the United Nations in New York, Rashid said.
In short, we raised hell. And we had a hell of a time doing it.
I have raised hell for years about trends in movies and TV showing shooters holding a pistol, usually an auto, sideways.