on the increase
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Growing, especially in frequency of occurrence, as in Violent crime is on the increase. [Mid-1700s]
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on the Hill, on the horizon, on the horns of a dilemma, on the hour, on the house, on the increase, on the inside, on-the-job, on the lam, on the level, on the line
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