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raise

to institute a suit or action at law or to draw up a summons or other initiating writ.
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The friendly relations between Salah and Coutinho didn't end there though, as Salah replied to the Brazilian international with a raising hands and three heart eyes emojis.
According to the laid down procedure, one of the members of the BoGs would nominate the name of new chairman of the Board while the others would endorse him by raising hands, he said.
'I will thank God by raising hands that He saved me from such a hell' he observed.