raise from

raise someone from something

to help someone up from a lowly state. They hoped for some windfall to raise them from their poverty. They raised me from the depressed state I was in.
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raise (someone or an animal) from something

Fig. to bring up someone or an animal from a young state. My grandmother raised me from a baby. We raised all these rabbits from babies.
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5 percent raise from $139,363 was a compromise between the position of Councilman David Myers, who would have preferred not to give any raises beyond those spelled out in Toone's contract, and that of Ledford and Councilman Joe Davies, who advocated a 5 percent raise.
Los Angeles' Transportation Department manager, Bob Yates, is proposed to receive a raise from $124,821 to $138,559.
Gary Mattingly, who heads the Police and Fire Pension System, is proposed for a raise from $97,802 to $110,998 to manage a system with $7 billion in assets.