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up the ante

( also raise the ante)
to increase your risks or demands in order to get a greater advantage: The governor upped the ante in her war of words with the mayor, by calling him "dangerous" for the city.
Translations of “up the ante”
in Chinese (Traditional) 增加賭注, 提高要求, 提高風險…
in Chinese (Simplified) 增加赌注, 提高要求, 提高风险…
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