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raise your voice

This page is about the collocation raise your voice

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to show anger by speaking louder than usual

For example

  • We'd never heard our boss raise his voice like that before.

  • I don't usually raise my voice, but what he said really upset me.

Quick Quiz

I only raise my voice when I'm

a. whispering to someone

b. singing high notes

c. mad at someone

Contributor: Matt Errey