shake up

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shake up (third-person singular simple present shakes up, present participle shaking up, simple past shook up, past participle shaken up)

  1. (transitive) To agitate by shaking.
    If you shake up a can of cola and then open, you get an explosion.
  2. (transitive) To reorganize, to make reforms in.
    The new boss is going to shake things up, so be aware.