Get a raise

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Definition

to get a raise: to be given a pay rise, a salary increase
idiom, verb
I haven't gotten a raise in two years of working here. If they don't start paying me more I'm going to leave.

Examples

  • "We just might end up getting raises for pulling off this stunt!"
  • "You'll be getting a raise, and find a new, younger wife too."

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