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    • Join Date: May 2007
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    Can anyone explain me the difference between ''arise'' and ''rise'', if there is one? Frankly, i've just looked for their definition and it seems to be very similar words... So....??

    • Join Date: Oct 2006
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    Re: rise/arise

    None - "arise" is somewhat archaic. You won't hear it much in spoken English.

    • Join Date: May 2007
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    So i should use ''rise'' instead of ''arise'' .Thank you.

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