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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Mary, Sharon, Lofty and Dot raise their glasses to Dr Legg At the chapel, Sonia steps in for Dot and reads Dr Legg's eulogy.
Irish punk legends The Undertones and classic dance chart-toppers Soul II Soul are also set to raise their glasses to the drink's founder Arthur Guinness.
Irish punk legends The Undertones and classic British dance chart-toppers Soul II Soul are also set to raise their glasses to the drink's founder Arthur Guinness.