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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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Before raising the roof could be scheduled, other demolition needed to be done, including removing the escalator and original stairs.
LOOKS like tennis fans won't be raising the roof at Centre Court this year.
For that you need to take a short skip across the road to Highbury, formerly know as The Library, where you will see that the only thing capable of raising the roof is a JCB, literally too, with the old stadium now looking more like a building site.
A massed choir of 150 youngsters will be raising the roof of St David's Hall when they take to the stage alongside top musical stars for the Echo's Music for Life Christmas Concert next month.
Still, with songs like Revolution, Space Cowboy and Dynamite from the new album raising the roof, this white boy knows how to play that funky music
RAISING THE ROOF: The Rev Dr Edward Condry on the roof of St Andrew's church in Rugby, which is undergoing renovation.
We believe a radical improvement such as raising the roof, though costly, would increase the building's value and marketability.
PUPILS will be raising the roof when they take part in the first ever Walsall Primary Schools' Singing Festival.
A children's choir from Tyneside will be raising the roof this month when they hold their annual concert showcase.