Definition of 'higher'
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In the first nine months of this year remortgaging approvals were 15 per cent higher. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Average hourly earnings are expected to be 0.3 per cent higher. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Would it hurt to aim a bit higher, though? Times, Sunday Times (2016)If the tariff could be a bit higher, it would be better. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The economists discovered that in the days after an unexpected defeat the length of the average prison term handed down was 7 per cent higher. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Excluding special payments, underlying dividend flow was 2.6 per cent higher. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Compared with the same time in the previous year, retail sales were 3.2 per cent higher. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The rest will come from higher borrowing and hopes of higher growth. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Thousands apply and the standard gets higher each year. The Sun (2015)This year that number might be three times higher. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We played a bit higher and had more opportunities. The Sun (2010)There are cultural factors in place that will drive higher spending. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The bad news is that this new frugality could soon be offset by higher borrowing costs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This time next year higher borrowing costs could be eating up the benefit of rising pay. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My friends pulled me back but it snapped again and grabbed my hip a bit higher up. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Higher borrowing costs could push them over the edge. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But the final figure is likely to be ten times higher. Times, Sunday Times (2013)My confidence is going to be a bit higher now. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It just would have been nice if the difficulty bar was set a bit higher early on. The Sun (2009)Missing the diagnosis of angina results in a risk to the life of the patient many times higher. Living with Angina (1991)So this can be a way of getting clients in and then crossing over and spending on higher priced items. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He should set his standards higher. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Output in the construction sector was 2.5 per cent higher. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We should lift the standard higher, pointing them to something better. Christianity Today (2000)If you want something better, set your standards higher. Times, Sunday Times (2009)More affluent households were driving spending higher, while many continued to feel squeezed by rising prices and stagnant incomes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The site's bosses have seen a rise in the number of positions but the standard of jobseekers with degrees is higher too. The Sun (2013)The FTSE-100 closed 0.5 per cent higher. The Sun (2008)Bring them back into your chest, then push them out 45 degrees higher. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Its second tilt at 10.50 is only 5 per cent higher. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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