raise a/(one's) glass (to someone)

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raise a/(one's) glass (to someone)

To wish someone happiness, success, good fortune, etc., by raising one's drink. I would like everyone to raise their glasses in honor of my father, who is retiring from this company that he helped build from the ground up. Now, please raise your glass to the newly married couple!
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raise one's glass to someone or something

to propose a drinking toast in salute to someone or something. Let us all raise our glasses to George Wilson! They raised their glasses to the successful campaign.
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raise your ˈglass (to somebody)

hold up your glass and wish somebody happiness, good luck, etc. before you drink: Now, would everybody please raise their glasses and drink a toast to the bride and groom.
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How I miss the Christmas past With chestnuts on the roast and how I miss the carol singers Bringing cheer and a Christmas toastGone are the col ourful paper chains and the home-made Silver Star Taking pride of place on the Christmas treeShining brightly from afarA home-made gift in a Christmas stocking The traditional Christmas roast The flickering of an open fire Glasses raised for the festive toast Oh how I miss the Christmas past These cherished memories are all mine So this Christmas Day I'll raise my glass to my friends and all mankind.