Saturday, October 27, 2012

Confused Words

Raise and Rise

Raise means to lift, elevate, move up, boost, improve, etc.
Rise means to arise, stand up, ascend, grow, etc.

An iron fence surrounding the mansion was raised.
Their hopes were raised after a few survivors were found.
Land prices are rising steeply with every passing day.
They all rose to greet the Mayor.

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