raise (someone) (an amount)

In poker and other gambling games, "raising" someone means betting even more than they did.

For example, imagine that Player A bets two dollars. Player B "raises" Player A one dollar, so the bet is now three dollars in total:

I'll see your two and raise you one.

Then the other players, including Player A, need to match that bet or "fold", which means to give up.

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