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  1. Johnny's Avatar

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    Wink What does RAISE THE BAR mean

    I heard this twice today, but I don't know the exact meaning of this phrase, anyone can explain this and give me some instances?

    Thanks

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    Re: What does RAISE THE BAR mean

    It means to set a higher standard.

  3. Johnny's Avatar

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    Re: What does RAISE THE BAR mean

    Thank you! You're living in Shanghai?

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    Re: What does RAISE THE BAR mean

    You're welcome, Johnny.

    Yes, in Pudong. Send me a private message if you'd like.

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    Talking Re: What does RAISE THE BAR mean

    Hi, Sorry that I did not get back to you sooner.

    I've just sent you a PM, please check it out and I'm looking forward to hearing from you again.



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    Re: What does RAISE THE BAR mean

    Hi Casiopea,

    Good to see you again! How have you been?
    BTW, is this idiom originated from some track-and-field sport?


    Non Hoo Johnny,

    Sorry for cutting in. I am missing Shanghai, where I spent my student life for a long time.

    Zei Wei to both of you.

    haihao
    Last edited by Haihao; 02-Mar-2007 at 05:09.

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    Re: What does RAISE THE BAR mean

    Quote Originally Posted by Haihao View Post
    ...
    BTW, is this idiom originated from some track-and-field sport?
    ...
    I assume so - high jump or pole vault.

    b

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