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rise to


  1. intr, preposition to respond adequately to (the demands of something, esp a testing challenge)

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If anybody came to me and says, 'The sun's goin' to rise to-morrer mornin',' I shouldn't dance on my hat and crow hallelujahs.

The general propositions are, If the relations remain the same as formerly the moon must rise to-morrow at such and such a time.

According to this classification it is probable that all men are mortal, and that the sun will rise to-morrow.

Did you ever shiver with dread at the thought of what would happen if the sun should not rise to-morrow?

Just as surely as the sun will rise to-morrow France is going to come out victorious in this war.


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