Arise

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Definition

to arise: to happen, to occur, to develop, to appear; to stand up
verb
Arise can mean to "stand up" or "lift oneself up", but the term "rise" is more common in modern English. Also, don't confuse the past participle arose with the noun a rose, which is a pretty, fragrant flower.

If any problems arise, please contact the technical team. I don't think any problems will occur but in case they do, please contact the technical team.

This is an irregular verb:
I arise / I arose / I have arisen

Examples

  • "I feel more prepared to take a leadership position not only in the workplace, but also at the head of a small country again, if ever the need arises."
  • "I was wondering if you'd like to join me for the interview, since your help is a major reason why they chose our company, and also just in case any 'technical questions' may arise."

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