RAISE / raised / raised is a transitive verb, which means that you need an object after the verb.
- "I raised my hand"
heard a noise and raised her head from her book."
Synonyms: to lift something,to elevate,to increase.
Idioms: raise money (collect) raise a question (ask) raise children, vegetables, etc. (educate/cultivate)
- "The sun rises in the east."
- "Transportation costs rose in March."
Synonyms:to be moved upward, to be moved upright from a lying, or sitting position.
Idioms: rise to a position (be promoted)
EXERCISE: Choose the right option to complete the sentences.
1.Hot air balloons ______.
raise - rise
2.You ___ a very good question about the importance of security in the big cities.
rose - raised
3.The sun has already _____ this morning.
4.The store around the corner ________ prices every week almost!
5.Our community ___ money for the victims of the hurricane.
is rising -is raising
6.John rarely ________ from the sofa when he's watching a soccer match.
7.He ___ to a management position in the bank.
8.She's ___ three children alone.
raised - risen
9.Unemployment ___ quickly in the metropolitan areas.
is rising- is raising
10.The people decided to ___ against the new economic policies.
11.Don't ___ your voice to me!
12.Lately the price of gasoline ___ by 17%.
has raised - has risen