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rise to something

phrasal verb with rise  us   /rɑɪz/ verb (past tense rose  /roʊz/ , past participle risen  /ˈrɪz·ən/ )
to ​react to a ​difficultsituation by ​working hard to ​succeed: There were some other very good competitors, but Megan rose to the ​challenge and ​sangbeautifully.
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