Rise or Raise?

Rise or Raise: One major difference is that he first is intrasnitive and the second transitive (followed by an object):

Christ rose from the dead.

Christ raised the dead.

Here are some useful references for these confusing words:

http://www.english-zone.com/verbs/raise.html

http://www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/cw-raise-rise.htm

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Author: Kallia Katsampoxaki-Hodgetts

EAP/ESP lecturer and instructor Academic Writing Specialist School of Science and Engineering University of Crete Tel. (0030) 2810 545102 Office Γ301, Chemistry Department Panistimioupoli Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, 71003 https://twitter.com/kalliacrete

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