Definition of stir something up in English:
Cause or provoke trouble or bad feeling: he accused me of trying to stir up trouble
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- 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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