a rule of transformational grammar that shifts the subject or object of an embedded clause into the subject or object position of the main clause, as in the derivation of The suspect appears to be innocent from It appears that the suspect is innocent.
- self-raising, adjective
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How to use raising in a sentence
That awareness led to action and intense interest from other NOW chapters in her consciousness raising groups.Tribute to ‘give ‘em hell’ lesbian feminist pioneer Ivy Bottini | Karen Ocamb | March 2, 2021 | Washington Blade
During the whole raising process, the hauling threads still maintained some give instead of being stretched very tight.How a tiny spider uses silk to lift prey 50 times its own weight | Susan Milius | February 3, 2021 | Science News
I also want these meetings to yield some parity in the raising of both of your boys.Sharing the workload at home when one child has special needs | Meghan Leahy | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
Hogg said the subsequent raising of those limits had not seen those fears justified, and pointed out that Visa processed half a billion additional contactless payments as a result of the increase.Contactless payments and e-commerce got a big boost from the pandemic, says Visa’s Europe CEO | David Meyer | October 27, 2020 | Fortune
Now, thanks to what she calls a “groundswell from animal trainers” newly concerned about the ethics of animal raising, Friedman is summoned to consult at zoos and aquariums around the world.How Science is Revolutionizing the World of Dog Training | Winston Ross | August 25, 2020 | Time
The benefits of incumbency are quite potent, especially in the all-important area of raising campaign funds.
The band turned back around, raising a lively tune to signal life would go on.
There are limits to the painting of banditry and extortion as the legitimate raising of taxes.
I learned that he was working and living in the Lower East Side, delivering orders for an Italian restaurant and raising two kids.
Robert Perske has long been an activist raising awareness of the issue of false confessions by people with ID.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities | Elizabeth Picciuto | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Vait a minit, sir,” said Mr. Weller, raising his hand in a deprecatory manner.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2) | Charles Dickens
If he had cut her, he would have shown less contempt than in that stiff raising of the hat.Rosemary in Search of a Father | C. N. Williamson
The submarine E.14 sailed into harbour after a series of hair-raising adventures in the Sea of Marmora.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
Consequently Junot and Gazan were seriously contemplating raising the siege.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
She smiled as I do care very much repeated itself to her, with the tone and the raising of the eyes.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline | Jennie M. Drinkwater
British Dictionary definitions for raising
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