raise someone's expectations

raise someone's expectations
raise (someone’s) hopes/expectations/ phrase
to make someone hope or expect that something will be very good or successful

It would be unfair to raise your hopes at this early stage.

Thesaurus: to make someone more hopeful and optimisticsynonym
Main entry: raise

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