French translation of 'shake up'
separable transitive verbshake
1. (= reorganize) [organization, institution] remanier
2. (= rouse from lethargy) [person] secouer
3. (= upset) secouer
The accident really shook him up. L’accident l’a beaucoup secoué.
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Example Sentences Including 'shake up'
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Stone made a U-turn and followed at a very discreet distance, wondering how best to shake up Sturmack's world.SWIMMING TO CATALINA (1998)
`I'm just doing something wild and unpredictable to shake up my life.JUST BETWEEN US (2002)
`We needed a shake up for Dr Carlisle and this is definitely it.JUST BETWEEN US (2002)
'shake up' in Other Languages
British English: shake-up NOUN
A shake-up is a major set of changes in an organization or a system.
...a radical shake-up of the education system.
Translation of shake up from the Collins English to French Dictionary