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stir sth up

phrasal verb with stir
 
 
/stɜːr/ verb ( present participle stirring, past tense and past participle stirred)
ARGUE to cause arguments or bad feelings between people, often intentionally: I think she just likes to stir up trouble.Causing things to happenArguing and disagreeing
REMEMBER If something stirs up memories, it makes you remember events in the past: The photographs stirred up some painful memories.Remembering, reminding and reminders
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