raise expectations
index assure (give confidence to)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • raise expectations — raise (someone’s) hopes/expectations/ phrase to make someone hope or expect that something will be very good or successful It would be unfair to raise your hopes at this early stage. Thesaurus: to make someone more hopeful and optimisticsynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • raise hopes — index promise (raise expectations) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • raise someone's expectations — raise (someone’s) hopes/expectations/ phrase to make someone hope or expect that something will be very good or successful It would be unfair to raise your hopes at this early stage. Thesaurus: to make someone more hopeful and optimisticsynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • raise hopes — raise (someone’s) hopes/expectations/ phrase to make someone hope or expect that something will be very good or successful It would be unfair to raise your hopes at this early stage. Thesaurus: to make someone more hopeful and optimisticsynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • raise (or lower) one's sights — become more (or less) ambitious; increase (or lower) one s expectations. → sigh for …   English new terms dictionary

  • raise one's sights — ► raise (or lower) one s sights increase (or lower) one s expectations. Main Entry: ↑sight …   English terms dictionary

  • raise one's sights — raise (or lower) one s sights become more (or less) ambitious; increase (or lower) one s expectations …   Useful english dictionary

  • raise — raise1 [ reız ] verb transitive *** ▸ 1 put in higher position ▸ 2 increase ▸ 3 take care of children ▸ 4 collect money ▸ 5 mention something ▸ 6 cause feelings/reactions ▸ 7 farm animals/crops ▸ 8 build something ▸ 9 wake someone ▸ 10 in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • raise — I UK [reɪz] / US verb [transitive] Word forms raise : present tense I/you/we/they raise he/she/it raises present participle raising past tense raised past participle raised *** 1) to put something in a higher place or position He could hardly… …   English dictionary

  • Raise Your Voice — Infobox Film name = Raise Your Voice caption = deletable image caption imdb id = 0361696 writer = Sam Schreiber story by = Mitch Rotter starring = Hilary Duff Lauren C. Mayhew Oliver James David Keith Rita Wilson John Corbett Kat Dennings… …   Wikipedia

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