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27 Nov 2022 — Rise & Raise

 

Does rise or raise make sense in this sentence?

 

 

A woman, arms crossed, standing near a table in a restaurant

Restaurant owners have raising costs and demands, which many of them cannot easily manage.

 

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1.

Keep raising.

Restaurant owners have raising costs and demands, which many of them cannot easily manage.

2.

Restaurant owners have rising costs and demands, which many of them cannot easily manage.

 

GLOSSARY

  • raise – / reɪz / (transitive verb) Use raise for an action that a person does to someone or something else.  Raise is a transitive verb – it requires an object. ("to lift", "increase", "elevate"). [raise, raised, raised]
  • rise – / raɪz / (intransitive verb) – Use rise for an action that someone does by oneself.  Rise is an intransitive verb – it does not take an object. ("to ascend" or "go up")  [rise, rose, risen]

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