Значение идиомы stir up

[stir up] {v.} 1. To bring into being, often by greatexertion or activity; cause.

It was a quiet afternoon, and Johntried to stir up some excitement.

Bob stirred up a fight betweenTom and Bill.

Compare: WHIP UP. 2. To cause to act;incite to action or movement; rouse.

The coach’s pep talk stirredup the team to win.

When Mary heard what Betty said about her, shebecame stirred up.

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