raise the bar
  1. (idiomatic) To raise standards or expectations, especially by creating something to a higher standard.
    Acme's new technology will raise the bar for the entire industry.
    Synonyms: lift the bar
    Antonyms: lower the bar
  • Italian: alzare l'asticella, elevare la sfida, alzare le aspettative
  • Russian: подня́ть планку

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