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shake someone up

phrasal verb with shake  us   /ʃeɪk/ verb (past tense shook  /ʃʊk/ , past participle shaken  /ˈʃeɪ·kən/ )
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to upset someone: It really shook Gerry up when his best friend moved away.
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