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    stir things up - help!

    What does STIR THINGS UP mean in this sentence?
    You are interested in people and eager to stir things up in a way that can elevate, inspire, and educate them.
    I am doing a translation and in my language translated as' introduce changes that can..." not sure if this is what is meant here.

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    Re: stir things up - help!

    This is from the phrasal verbs section of Using English: Stir up - English Phrasal Verb -

    However, it does not have to mean "to cause problems". It can simply mean the same as shaking things up, to make some changes.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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