raise up


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raise someone or something up

to lift someone or something up. The aides raised the patient up while the nurse spread clean linen beneath him. Jane raised up the lid.
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raise up

to lift oneself up; to get up or begin to get up. She raised up and then fell back onto her bed. She was too weak to get up. I could not raise up enough to see out the window.
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