raise (one's) voice

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raise (one's) voice

To speak or shout loudly, especially out of anger. I know you're upset, but there's no need to raise your voice. Don't raise your voice to the kids, it's not their fault!
See also: raise, voice
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raise one's voice (to someone)

Fig. to speak loudly or shout at someone in anger. Don't you dare raise your voice to me! I'm sorry. I didn't mean to raise my voice.
See also: raise, voice
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

raise one's voice

Talk louder, either to be heard more clearly or in anger, as in You'll have to raise your voice if you expect the audience to hear you, or Don't you raise your voice at me! [Late 1300s]
See also: raise, voice
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

raise your ˈvoice

speak in a louder voice, often because you are angry: Don’t raise your voice at me. It wasn’t my fault.They heard raised voices and saw two men engaged in an argument.
See also: raise, voice
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La had followed her company and when she saw them clawing and biting at Tarzan, she raised her voice and cautioned them not to kill him.
Muslim Congresswoman in United States (US), Ilhan Abdullahi Omar has raised her voice in the support of occupied Kashmir.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Oct 24 (ANI): Director of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Bhupendra Kainthola has been accused of 'creating hostile work environment' and 'intimidating' a student, who raised her voice against incidents of sexual harassment in the institute.
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