raise the bar : Popular Idioms in English

raise the bar

To raise the standard for something

After the standing ovation Michael got, he knew he'd raised the bar.

News & Articles

  • Nvidia says PS4, Xbox One good for PC gaming
    Nvidia exec Toni Temasi says he is "glad" the next-generation of consoles are here, "if for no other reason to raise the bar." read more        
    June 12, 2013 - TG Daily
  • Vlambeer, Frogmind honored at Apple Design Awards
    Apple featured numerous iOS games as part of its Design Awards earlier this week, including titles from Vlambeer, Frogmind and Atypical Games that it says raise the bar in terms of innovation. ...
    June 12, 2013 - Gamasutra