|raise your hand against
||hit someone, hurt someone
||If you ever raise your hand against her, I'll call the police.
|raise your spirits
||help you feel positive, help you feel happy
||If you want to raise your spirits, just have a visit with Kari.
||shock, surprise, disapproval
||When Chuck and Di separated, it caused some raised eyebrows.
||old folks, seniors
||Let's invite the raisins to our concert. They're a great audience.
|rake in the dough
||receive a lot of money, earn a large salary or profit
||When he played pro basketball he was raking in the dough.
|rake you over the coals
||lecture you, scold you, ask you to explain
||I got raked over the coals for taking the car without asking.
|raking it in
||(See rake in the dough)
||vomit, puke, barf, hork, throw up
||In the washroom, someone had ralphed all over the floor.
|ram down your throat
||(See shove down my throat)
|rant and rave
||yell and cry out, preach and complain
||The old man was ranting and raving about his lost goats.