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stir 1

American English: /stər/
British English: /stəː/

transitive verb -rr-

  • 1 (mix) cook, stirring constantly, for five minutes
    cuézalo sin dejar de revolver ( or remover etc) durante cinco minutos
    to stir something into somethingstir the cream into the soup
    añada la crema a la sopa y revuelva ( or remueva)
    Example sentences
    • I raised an eyebrow, grabbing a wooden spoon to stir the thickening tomato sauce.
    • Serena picked up a spoon and stirred the froth on her coffee.
    • Pour in the wine and stir the rice until the liquid bubbles away.
  • 2 2.1 (move slightly) 2.2 (get moving) [colloquial] come on, stir yourself!
    ¡vamos, muévete! [colloquial]
    I can't stir him from his armchair
    no puedo sacarlo del sillón
    2.3 (waken)
  • 3 3.1 (arouse)
    (sympathies)
    despertar
    (imagination)
    estimular
    3.2 (move, affect) her story stirred me deeply
    su historia me conmovió profundamente
    Example sentences
    • But he was not stirred to battle because the English had killed his father, as claimed in Braveheart.
    • All I know is that you should write the music that you love and that you believe in, that stirs you and excites you.
    • Founders proudly propagated the ‘One Zambia One Nation’ slogan that stirred the people to move on strongly and united.
    3.3 (provoke, incite) to stir somebody into action
    empujar or incitar a alguien a la acción
    his words stirred the mob to fury
    sus palabras provocaron la furia de la multitud

intransitive verb -rr-

  • 1 1.1 (change position)
    (person/animal)
    moverse
    agitarse
    (branches/leaves/curtain)
    agitarse
    1.2 (venture out)
    moverse
    salir
    he won't stir from his bed
    no hay quien lo saque or quien lo haga salir de la cama
    Example sentences
    • I slept through Saturday though I intended to do a couple of things, and was stirred from my lair by Heather phoning about Tim's birthday drinks which I was intended to go along to.
    • Half an hour later, I finally stirred from the sofa and thought that I might as well go back to bed.
    • You can be Indian living in America or American living in India; and sometimes, like the chatty souls at the call centers in India, you can be both and not even stir from your chair!
    1.3 (be awake)
    estar despierto
    (be up)
    estar levantado
    it was midday before anyone stirred
    nadie se levantó hasta el mediodía
    Example sentences
    • The woman stirred suddenly, waking from a restless sleep.
    • He fought it but soon he was stirring and rising from bed.
    • The night's respite must have revitalized him, for he was stirring, even rising.
    Example sentences
    • The studio was filled with the rich odour of roses, and when the light summer wind stirred amidst the trees of the garden, there came through the open door the heavy scent of the lilac, or the more delicate perfume of the pink-flowering thorn.
  • 2 (awaken)
    (anger/interest/memory)
    despertarse
    Example sentences
    • As it stirs our emotions with memories, it also makes possible the construction of a never-to-be forgotten narrative sequence.
    • I owe her, and her husband Paul, my entire subsequent career and memories of them stir great affection.
    • They hoped this act would stir a feeling, prompting the practitioners to serve in modesty to make up for the inadequate medical technology they had.
  • 3 (cause trouble)
    (British English) [colloquial]
    armar lío [colloquial]
    meter cizaña
    Example sentences
    • My ringworm worried her more than the swarms of rumors the local gossips were stirring.
    • They all minded themselves helplessly as they stirred with talks of gossip, death, and pets.

noun

  • 1.1 countable (action) to give something a stir
    revolver or (Spain) remover or (in Colombia also) rebullir or (in Mexico also) menear algo
    1.2 uncountable (movement)
    Example sentences
    • It was then that Ardon felt an odd stir of movement beneath him.
    • My feet landed without the slightest stir of dust, or typical crunch of moving dirt and rocks.
    • There was a stir of motion from the corner of her room.
    1.3 uncountable (excitement) to cause o create o make a stir
    causar revuelo
    her arrival caused a great stir
    su llegada causó or produjo un gran revuelo
    Example sentences
    • Probably neither name caused much stir from the leather armchairs in the New Club, where the city's grandees would once have counted the man in charge at North Bridge as one of their own.
    • What happens in Congo does not cause the slightest stir in the boardrooms of London and New York.
    • Yet, it seems that it is popular enough to have created a stir in the physics department.

Phrasal verbs

stir up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
(memories)
despertar
traer a la memoria
(hatred/unrest/revolt)
provocar
(opposition/discontent)
promover
suscitar
don't stir up the past
no revuelvas or (Spain) remuevas el pasado
they're rather apathetic: they need stirring up
son algo apáticos: hay que aguijonearlos or pincharlos un poco
they stirred up the mob to violence
incitaron a la muchedumbre a la violencia
to stir up trouble
armar lío [colloquial]
she's stirring things up again
ya está otra vez revolviendo las cosas or [colloquial] tratando de armar lío

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stir 2
American English: /stər/
British English: /stəː/

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