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English definition of “shake/rock sth to its foundations”

shake/rock sth to its foundations

to seriously damage, upset, or change an organization or someone's beliefs: The scandal has shaken the Democratic Party to its foundations.Becoming and making less strongMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of shake/rock sth to its foundations from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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