Meaning of “shake sth up” in the English Dictionary


"shake sth up" in English

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(Definition of “shake sth up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"shake sth up" in Business English

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shake sth up

phrasal verb with shake uk /ʃeɪk/ us verb [ T ]

to make important changes to a system or organization:

They saw the potential of the Internet to shake up the whole retail sector and change the way it works.
They appointed a new CEO to shake up the organization.
The new head of HR has already started to shake things up.

(Definition of “shake sth up” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)