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He could hardly raise the injured arm at all.
A number of children raised their hands.
With a shaky hand, he slowly raised the cup to his lips.
The budget can be balanced by raising income taxes by 2 percent.
They had raised their prices to unreasonable levels.
For most parents, raising a family is a positive challenge.
The children were raised as vegetarians.
This seems strange to someone born and raised in the city.
Are there any other questions you would like to raise at the meeting?
We will raise the issue of working hours with the manager.
Doubts have been raised about the company’s right to use this land.
She’s been raising sheep for over 40 years.
3 raised to the third power is 27.
Let’s raise our glasses to the bride and groom.
It would be unfair to raise your hopes at this early stage.
She was too weak to even raise a smile.
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