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raise / levantar
 
raise   [reɪz]
A. -transitive verb
1. (=lift)
[+fallen object, weight, hand]   levantar,   alzar
[+hat]   levantarse
[+blinds, window]   subir
[+flag]   izar
[+dust]   levantar
[+wreck]   sacar a flote
[+camp, siege, embargo]   levantar
a. to raise one'noun [eyebrows]   (literally)   arquear las cejas
·her behaviour raised a lot of eyebrows
(figurative)   su comportamiento escandalizó a mucha gente
b. to raise one'noun [eyes] =   alzar la vista or la mirada,   levantar los ojos or la vista
c. to raise one'noun [glass] to something/somebody =   brindar por algo/somebody, someone
d. he raised his [hands] in horror/surrender =   levantó or alzó las manos horrorizado/rindiéndose
e. to raise [o.noun.] =   levantarse,   alzarse
·to raise o.noun. into a sitting position
·incorporarse
hand  
hell  
hope  
sight  
spirit  
stake  
2. (=make higher)   subir
·the rain has raised the water level in the river
·la lluvia ha subido el nivel del agua del río
3. (=increase)
[+prices, salaries, taxes]   aumentar,   subir
[+temperature]   subir,   aumentar,   elevar
[+standard, level]   subir
[+age limit]   extender
[+awareness, consciousness]   aumentar
·to raise standards in education
·subir el nivel de la enseñanza
·to raise the school leaving age
·extender la edad de escolarizaciónoun masculineínima obligatoria
a. we want to raise the [profile] of rugby =   queremos realzar la imagen del rugby
b. don't you raise your [voice] to me! =   ¡no me levantes or alces la voz!
4. [+person]   (in rank)   ascender   (to   a)
5. (=erect)
[+building, statue]   erigir,   levantar
6. (=bring up)
[+child, livestock]   criar
[+crop]   cultivar
·the house where she was raised
·la casa donde se crió
·I want to settle down, maybe raise a family
·quiero asentarme, y quizá tener una familia
7. (=produce)
[+laugh]   provocar
[+doubts, fears]   suscitar
[+suspicion]   levantar,   despertar
[+cry]   dar
[+bump]   causar
[+blister]   levantar
a. his speech raised a [cheer] from the crowd =   su discurso suscitó una ovaciónoun del público
b. his forlorn attempts to raise a few [laughs] =   sus intentos desesperados por provocar unas cuantas risas
c. she could barely raise a [smile] =   apenas pudo sonreír
d. to raise [suspicion] in somebody'noun mind =   levantar or despertar las sospechas de somebody, someone
8. (=present, put forward)
[+question, point, possibility]   plantear
[+subject]   sacar
[+complaint]   presentar
·I'll raise the point with them
·se lo mencionaré
·you'll have to raise that with the director
·tendránoun que plantearle or comentarle eso al director
a. to raise [objections] to something =   poner objeciones or peros a algo
b. this raises the [prospect] of civil war =   esto plantea la posibilidad de una guerra civil
c. he gets embarrassed whenever the [subject] is raised =   se pone violento cada vez que se saca el tema
9. (=get together)
[+funds, money]   recaudar
[+capital]   movilizar
[+loan]   conseguir,   obtener
[+army]   reclutar
a. they couldn't raise his [bail] =   no pudieron reunir el dinero de su fianza
b. they raised a [loan] against the house =   consiguieron un préstamo con la casa como garantía
c. to raise [money] for charity =   recaudar dinero con fines benéficos
10. (Cards)
·I'll raise you!
·¡subo la apuesta!
·I'll raise you £10
·te subo 10 libras masculineánoun
stake  
11. (=contact)   (by phone)   localizar   (by radio)   contactar con,   localizar
·we tried to raise him on the radio
·intentamos contactar con él or localizarlo por radio
12. (=conjure)
[+spirits]   evocar
a. to raise somebody from the [dead] =   resucitar a somebody, someone,   levantar a somebody, someone de entre los muertos
13. (mathematics)
[+total]   elevar
·2 raised to the power 3 is 8
·2 elevado a la tercera potencia es 8
B. -noun
(especially United States)   (in salary)   aumento (m),   subida (f)   (in taxes)   subida (f)
 
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