what does the phrase metaphorical stakes mean ? thanks

Simonbj

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in translating ,I met with a phrase "raise the metaphorical stakes",no idea what metaphorical stakes mean
 

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[STRIKE]in[/STRIKE] While [I was] translating something, I [STRIKE]met with[/STRIKE] came across [STRIKE]a[/STRIKE] the phrase "raise the metaphorical stakes". I have no idea what "metaphorical stakes" means.

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