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raise vs. arise #1 (permalink) Sat Mar 29, 2008 4:23 am   raise vs. arise
 

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ESL/EFL Test #274 "Reaching agreement", question 9

Fortunately for most of us such a situation doesn't happen often and so the problem doesn't ..........

(a) raise
(b) rise
(c) arise
(d) ride

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #274 "Reaching agreement", answer 9

Fortunately for most of us such a situation doesn't happen often and so the problem doesn't arise.

Correct answer: (c) arise

Your answer was: incorrect
Fortunately for most of us such a situation doesn't happen often and so the problem doesn't raise.
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I can't understand why raise is incorect, according to my dictionary, arise means something who emerges

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raise vs. arise #2 (permalink) Sat Mar 29, 2008 11:42 am   raise vs. arise
 

Raise is a transitive verb, it requires an object: The boss is going to raise my salary. The government has raised the taxes again.

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