Definition of shake up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

shake up

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

shake somebodyup

 
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to surprise someone and make them think about something in a different way, become more active, etc. Shaken up by the early goal against them, the team began to fight back.

shake somethingup

 
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to make important changes in an organization, a profession, etc. in order to make it more efficient The whole industry needs shaking up. related noun shake-up
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