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wage warA figurative allusion to pay discrepancies.Rate it:

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ramp upTo increase rapidly to a new value.Rate it:

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climb upTo make a gradual ascent or increase.Rate it:

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rev upTo increase the speed of an engine, especially that of a stationary motor car.Rate it:

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step upTo increase speed or rate.Rate it:

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keep downTo cause not to increase or rise.Rate it:

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ask forTo increase the likelihood of something by persisting in some action; to invite.Rate it:

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big upTo increase one's muscle mass through exercise.Rate it:

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crank upTo increase, as the volume, power or energy of something.Rate it:

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hike upTo raise or increase sharply.Rate it:

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mark upTo increase the price of something between its wholesale and retail phase.Rate it:

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speed upTo accelerate, to increase speed.Rate it:

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stop upTo increase the aperture of a photographic lens, moving from an f/stop represented by a higher number to an f/stop represented by a lower number and causing more light to pass into the camera.Rate it:

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jack upTo raise, increase, or accelerate; often said of prices, fees, or rates. See also jack up the price.Rate it:

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broaden someone's horizonsTo increase someone's interests, skills, or experiences beyond their current range.Rate it:

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bump upTo increase something suddenly.Rate it:

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chicken filletA piece of rubber or silicone placed in a woman's bra under the breast to increase apparent size and/or create more cleavage.Rate it:

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double downTo double or significantly increase a risk, investment, or other commitment.Rate it:

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fight a losing battleTo continue to wage war when it is clear that one is not going to win.Rate it:

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hot upTo increase in temperature.Rate it:

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knowledge is powerWith knowledge and/or education, one's potential or ability to succeed in the pursuit of his objectives will certainly increase.Rate it:

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loosen the purse stringsTo increase spending or allow increased spending; to relax control of spending.Rate it:

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move through the gearsTo gradually increase speed or output.Rate it:

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painting rocksPointless or futile work organised by the government, supposedly to increase employment but in fact merely disguising the unemployment level.Rate it:

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pick upTo improve, increase, or speed up.Rate it:

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raise the stakesTo increase in significance or risk.Rate it:

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real jobA job which requires the employee to, work regular hours for a consistent wage that often exceeds the provisions of applicable minimum wage legislation. A job that produces a living wage.Rate it:

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rocket upto increase sharply.Rate it:

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scientia potentia estKnowledge is Power; with knowledge or education, one's potential or abilities in life will certainly increase.Rate it:

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stem the tideTo slow or stop the increase.Rate it:

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sweeten the potTo increase a wager.Rate it:

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tighten the purse stringsTo decrease spending or disallow increased spending; to increase control of spending.Rate it:

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turn one onTo increase interest.Rate it:

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turn the screwTo increase the pressure of a situationRate it:

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turn upTo increase the amount of something by means of a control, such as the volume, heat, or light.Rate it:

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twist the knifeTo deliberately do or say something to worsen a difficult situation or increase a person's distress, irritation, or anger.Rate it:

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work outTo habitually exercise rigorously, especially by lifting weights, in order to increase strength or muscle mass or maintain fitness.Rate it:

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you get what you pay forIn commercial transactions, the quality of goods and services increases as the prices increase, i.e., the more one pays, the better the merchandise.2003, Michael Blumenthal, "For Whom the School Bell Tolls," Time, 7 Dec.:Though it may sound unapologetically capitalistic to say soRate it:

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