Translation of rise in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (upward movement — of tide, level)(— in pitch)to get a rise out of somebody [colloquial]he's only trying to get a rise out of youconseguir que alguien se fastidieto take the rise out of somebody [colloquial]te está toreando [colloquial]tomarle el pelo a alguien [colloquial]mamarle gallo a alguien (Colombia) [colloquial]Example sentences
Example sentences1.2 (increase — in prices, interest rates)
- Finally opening her eyes, she noted that, other than the shallow rise and fall of his chest, there was no movement coming from him.
- Ian put the bag down and watched Justin lying there, nervously checking the rise and fall of his chest.
- They were both almost completely motionless, save the rise and fall of their chests as they breathed.
(— in number, amount)to be on the riseir en aumentoestar aumentandoExample sentences1.3 (in pay) a pay rise
- The score anticipated Schoenberg's technique in Gurrelieder and Pierrot Lunaire, indicating the rises and falls of the voice with relative pitches.
to be given a riseun aumento or [formal] un incremento salarialrecibir un aumentoExample sentences1.4 (improvement) a rise in living standards
- Businesses know U.S. consumers can shoulder a rise in energy prices and that domestic demand should keep increasing this year.
- Increasing use of email has already prompted a rise in the price of posting a letter.
- Is the corporate spending increase enough to sustain the price rise?
una mejora en el nivel de vidaExample sentences
- The incipient rebellion was quickly quashed, however, when journalists received email notification of the enormous salary rises which will accompany the deal.
- But analysts say compromises on wage and pension rises are likely.
- In terms of wages, 69 percent of exporters surveyed expect to pay a wage rise in the next 12 months.
- After a meteoric rise comes the inevitable fall.
- As she began her rise in the political world, the media began to take notice.
- If he keeps being cast as such one-dimensional, charisma-free characters, his fall may be as quick as his meteoric rise.
- 2 (advance) the rise of Manchester as an industrial cityher meteoric rise to stardomel surgimiento de Manchester como ciudad industrialthe party's rise to powersu meteórico ascenso or su meteórica ascensión al estrellatothe rise and fall of somebody/somethingel ascenso or la ascensión al poder del partidoto give rise to somethingla grandeza y decadencia de alguien/algoel auge y (la) caída de alguien/algodar origen or lugar a algo(to problem/dispute)ocasionar or causar algo(to ideas/interest)suscitar algo
- 3 3.1 (slope) 3.2 (hill)Example sentences
- Shrugging me off, he ordered me to go stand by the massive pine topping the largest of the graveyard's sloping rises.
- It was a land of scattered hills and rises.
- Down the path and over the rise of the last hill the army went, as if nothing had ever happened.
intransitive verb past tense rose past participle risen Pronunciation: / ˈrɪzn /
- 1 1.1 (come, go up)(water/tide/level)(smoke/aircraft/balloon)elevarse [formal](mist)levantarse(sun/moon)(cake)the curtain rises at eight o'clockthe curtain rises on a Paris street scenela función empieza a las ocholeave the dough to risecuando se levanta el telón, estamos en una calle de Paríshis eyebrows rose in astonishmentdejar crecer or subir la masaa few eyebrows rose when …arqueó or enarcó las cejas asombradothe fish weren't risingmás de uno se mostró sorprendido cuando …to rise to the surfacelos peces no picabantheir anger now rose to the surfacesalir or subir a la superficiethe color rose to her cheeksentonces afloró su ira1.2 (increase)se le subieron los coloresse ruborizó(wage)(number/amount)the price has risen by $200/by 8%the euro rose slightly against the dollarel precio ha subido or aumentado 200 dólares/en un 8%to rise in priceel euro subió ligeramente en relación con el dólarthe property has risen in valuesubir or aumentar de preciothe level of violence has risen dramaticallyla propiedad se ha (re)valorizadoa feeling of rage rose (up) within himha habido una escalada de violenciathe wind was risinglo invadió la irael viento estaba arreciandoExample sentences1.3
(sound) (become louder)aumentar de volumen(become higher)the shouting rosesubir de tonoher voice never rose above a whisperel griterío fue aumentandoa few voices rose in protestsu voz no se elevó por encima de un susurrose alzaron algunas voces de protestaExample sentences1.4 (improve)
- As the amount of gold coins in circulation increases, prices rise - but only very, very slowly.
- Since 2001, the cost of the provincial game has risen from €5.8 million to €11.2 million.
- During the past 18 months, the cost of a barrel of oil has risen from less than $40 to more than $70.
(standard)their spirits rosese les levantó el ánimose animaronExample sentences
- Felix was growing upset now, his voice rising in pitch and volume.
- I objected, my voice rising in pitch of its own accord.
- She yelled, her voice rising in pitch until she was screeching.
- They would be looked down upon by others who rose in the society to be successful individuals.
- Allan is clearly a spineless kind of fellow - a philanthropic friend to the poor but lacking drive and the ability to rise in his profession.
- During more than 20 years in the profession, he had risen to the post of deputy head at a school in the north of England and was happy with his workload and responsibilities.
- She didn't see the mist starting to rise from the ground.
- His brows rose, and he moved to touch my leg, but I slapped him.
- Small flames were beginning to rise, and she moved in towards the fire.
- The sun had finally risen above the horizon, lighting up her path.
- The sun had risen above the horizon, and threw a faint light over the mountains.
- Her eyes watched the stars dance as the full moon rose over the horizon.
- It grew gradually like bread dough rising in a bowl on a radiator, until it filled her up and made her feel slightly sick with excitement.
- Making the bread is a living process, similar to yoghurt, where the dough rises and develops with the yeast.
- The downstairs rooms were moderately clean by the time the dough had risen the second time.
- Slowly but surely, the water level is rising, and pathetic river and sea defences aren't going to do anything to stop more flooding.
- As the seas rose, new coral islands grew from the underlying shelf platform.
- And yet, we have a whole bunch of people, serious, accomplished scientists, telling us that the seas will rise in some places while deserts will be created in others.
- 2 2.1 (slope upward)(ground/land)2.2 (extend upwards)elevarse(building/hill)the mountain rose up before themlevantarsealzarseerguirse [literary]the city rose up out of the mistla montaña se alzaba ante ellosla ciudad surgió de entre la nieblaExample sentences
- Before them, a great structure of green stone rose seamlessly from a basin of grass.
- The battered masonry walls rise dramatically from the landscape.
- Barely a thousand feet high, it rose dramatically from the surrounding landscape.
- The land rises abruptly to highland ridges with mountain summits as high as 3000 feet.
- From the edges of the valley, the land rises abruptly in steep high buttes.
- The land rises progressively toward the south.
- 3 3.1 (stand up)(person/audience) [formal]please rise for the national anthemlevantarsepararse (Latin America)to rise to one's feetpor favor pónganse de pie para escuchar el himno nacionalto rise from the table/one's chairlevantarse3.2 (out of bed)levantarse de la mesa/sillarise and shine! [colloquial]levantarseto rise from the dead¡vamos, arriba y a espabilarse! [colloquial]resucitar de entre los muertosExample sentences
- Ted rose early the next morning and took a taxi to the Museo Nazionale, cool, echoey, empty of tourists despite the fact that it was summer.
- She rose early one morning, determined to make it up to Emmy.
- They rose early the next morning, and Rhia sensed that the soldiers seemed well-rested and eager to resume their journey.
- When no answer came, Beth rose from her chair and went to kneel beside his.
- Giving a deep sigh, she rose from the chair and walked into the sitting room.
- When Baker grabbed Daisy's necklace, John rose from his chair.
- 4 (in position, status) See examples: he rose to the rank of generalshe has risen in my estimationascendió al rango de generalha ganado en mi estima
- 5 (adjourn)(British English) (court/parliament)levantar la sesiónExample sentences
- There was, therefore, considerable disappointment that when the Dail rose for the summer recess nothing had been done.
- The courts sit from 11 am to 1pm, then rise for lunch and sit again from 2pm to 4pm.
- Before the Dail and Seanad rose for the summer recess, Dempsey formulated a series of proposals for the reform of the Oireachtas.
- 7 (originate)(river) [formal]Example sentences
- Some say, if that's the case, why don't they rise up and overthrow the government themselves?
- Future generations will have to find some other way to rise up against their parents.
- She asks for everyone to rise up against this evil.
- The Mejerda River, which rises in Algeria, drains into the Gulf of Tunis.
- The longest river in the country is the Medjerda, which rises in Algeria and flows through Tunisia to the sea.
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