raise a matter


raise a matter
bring up a subject for discussion

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • matter — mat|ter1 W1S1 [ˈmætə US ər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(SUBJECT/SITUATION)¦ 2 matters 3¦(MATERIAL)¦ 4 as a matter of fact 5 what s the matter?/something s the matter/nothing s the matter etc 6.) the truth/fact of the matter is (that) 7 for that matter 8 be… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • matter — 1 noun SUBJECT/SITUATION 1 (C) a subject or situation that you have to think about or deal with: You do realize this is a serious matter, don t you? | He wasn t particularly interested in financial matters. | a matter of importance/concern/regret …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • raise Cain — {v. phr.}, {slang} To be noisy; cause trouble. * /When John couldn t go on the basketball trip with the team he raised Cain./ * /The children raised Cain in the living room./ Compare: KICK UP A FUSS, RAISE THE DEVIL …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • raise Cain — {v. phr.}, {slang} To be noisy; cause trouble. * /When John couldn t go on the basketball trip with the team he raised Cain./ * /The children raised Cain in the living room./ Compare: KICK UP A FUSS, RAISE THE DEVIL …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • matter — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 subject/situation that must be dealt with ADJECTIVE ▪ important, pressing, serious, urgent, weighty ▪ He left, saying he had pressing matters to attend to. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • raise — 01. The government has just announced that it is going to [raise] the minimum wage in our state to $8.00 an hour. 02. I just got a [raise] of over 50 cents an hour. 03. If you know the answer, please [raise] your hand. 04. Jackie Kennedy once… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • Raise a question of privilege — In parliamentary procedure, a motion to raise a question of privilege is a privileged motion that permits a request related to the rights and privileges of the assembly or any of its members to be brought up.[1] Explanation and Use Raise a… …   Wikipedia

  • raise — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Raise is used after these nouns: ↑merit, ↑pay, ↑salary {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} verb Raise is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑appeal, ↑case, ↑finance, ↑lottery, ↑wolf Raise is used …   Collocations dictionary

  • raise Cain — [...ken] tv. to make a lot of trouble; to raise hell. □ Fred was really raising Cain about the whole matter. D Let’s stop raising Cain …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • raise an issue — bring up an issue, present a matter for discussion; present a problem …   English contemporary dictionary


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