Spanish translation of 'shake up'
transitive verb + adverb
- (= upset)
⇒ she was badly shaken up
estaba muy conmocionada or afectada
⇒ he was shaken up but not hurt
estaba en estado de shock, pero ileso
- (= rouse, stir)
- (= reform)
⇒ you need to shake up your ideas a bit!
¡tienes que replantearte las ideas!
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 Spanish Dictionary