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rise or raise?


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Here's a common vocabulary question:

 

Which verb must I use in this sentence and why?

 

Interest rates are ................... rapidly.

a) rising
b) raising

 

 

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b) Interest rates are raising rapidly.

 

My lecture indicate raising increase in your own. Another variable is the American or British English. 

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On 22/01/2023 at 21:20, LuisMendoza said:

b) Interest rates are raising rapidly.

 

My lecture indicate raising increase in your own. Another variable is the American or British English. 

Hello Luis,
The answer is in fact 'rising' in both British and American English. I explain these two verbs in detail in this lesson.

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