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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theystir into
he/she/itstirs into
present participlestirring into
past tensestirred into
past participlestirred into
  1. 1
    stir something into something to mix something into a liquid or substance
    Crush the garlic, then stir it into the soup.
  2. 2
    stir someone into something to force someone to do something by making them feel that they should do it
    Officials were stirred into action by public complaints.
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