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shake up

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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyshake up
he/she/itshakes up
present participleshaking up
past tenseshook up
past participleshaken up

Related dictionary definitions

  1. 1
    to upset or frighten someone by shocking or surprising them

    A series of robberies has shaken up residents in this area.

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