What’s the difference between raise and rise?
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Another pair of verbs in the English language that cause confusion.
Raise is a regular verb – raised is the past
Rise is an irregular verb – rose is the past and risen is the past participle
Raise – to lift, push or move upwards
- The English gentleman raised his hat as a sign of respect for Mr. Crawley
- In the high jump competition they raised the bar to 2.05 metres
- After the old lady fell we helped to raise her to her feet
Rise – when a person or thing moves itself to higher position
- In December the sun rises around 9.00am
- The river rose to a dangerous level.
- The price of coffee has risen by 15% in the last year
- The bread I made yesterday didn’t rise!
- I don’t think my salary is going to rise next year.