Rise or Raise? Never mix them up!
Rise your hand or raise your hand? The sun rises or the sun raises?
Rise or Raise? Rise your hand or raise your hand? The sun rises or the sun raises?
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Transitive verb and Intransitive verb
Let’s take a look at transitive verb and intransitive verb. In English, transitive verb is a verb that requires one or more objects, while intransitive verb does not. Easy, right? So then, Rise or Raise?
Rise or Raise?
“Raise” is a transitive verb which needs a object to follow. For example “John raises his hand”.
S + raise + object = CORRECT!
While the intransitive verb ”rise” does not requires a object. Therefore it is right to say “The stock price rises.”
S + rise = CORRECT!
Simple and Easy.
Which of the following sentences are correct?
- The sun rose from the east.
- Please raise your hand to answer the question.
- Mary risen her hand to draw attention.
Answer: 1 and 2