Definition of stir something up in English:

stir something up

Cause or provoke trouble or bad feeling: he accused me of trying to stir up trouble
More example sentences
  • We both laughed nervously and he told me that he had heard that some Asian youths in Leeds had been stirring things up by deliberately leaving rucksacks on buses.
  • A brewery is stirring up a touch of controversy in the Yorkshire Dales - with an advertising campaign declaring that ‘drinking is folly’.
  • "They have been stirring up chaos in Hong Kong and at the same time they want to change the mainland's political system.
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