Alibaba: intermediate – Student

GRAMMAR PRACTICE: Raise – Rise

  • RAISE is a transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object to complete its meaning:

Alibaba raised $20 billion in the share offering.

  • RISE is an intransitive verb is a verb that does not require a direct object to complete its meaning:

Profits rose significantly last year.

Watch the FILM – take the TEST

1. We ............ $5 million because they ........... us.
2.

What does Jack Ma say to people who thought he was crazy?

3.

What is this?

4. The temperature is ............. and we need to ......... the A/C .....
6.

Last year sales ......... and then ......... again.

7. Transport costs ........  by 50% last year so we had to ........ our prices.
8. We want to make sure that our .................. helps the small ...............
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