raise a hand against
Also, lift one's hand against. Threaten to hit or actually hit, as in She's never raised a hand against the children. [First half of 1500s]
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- rainy day, a,
- rainy lake,
- raise a stink,
- raise an objection,
- raise cain,
- raise eyebrows,
- raise havoc
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