Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Stir"

The meaning of "Stir" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does to stir up mean?
A: This is complex
If I stir up tea, then I mix it
If I stir up an argument, then I am starting or increasing passion in an argument
Q: What does stir mean?
A: To mix together with a spoon

"He stirred the milk and sugar into his coffee"
Q: What does stirred up mean?
A: Revuelto
Q: What does stirred mean?
A: For example, some food can be stirred. Mixing it around.
Q: What does to stir mean?
A: It can have several meanings. What was the context in which you saw it?

Example sentences using "Stir"

Q: Please show me example sentences with stirring.
A: he heard the servants stirring in the other room
Q: Please show me example sentences with stir.
A: The basic meaning of "stir" is to mix.

I stir my coffee.
I will stir the soup on the stove.

The word can also be used for people.

There was a stir among the crowd. (There was movement among the people).
At sunrise the animals began to stir. (At sunrise the animals began to move).
(for these ones, think about when you stir soup, the things in the soup move around).

To argue with people will stir up trouble. (To argue with people will find and make trouble).
Looking for an answer will stir up problems from the past. (Looking for an answer will find problems from the past and make trouble).
(for these you can also think of things in soup moving around, and sometimes that can happen in people's heads and can be bad).

I hope this helps! :-)
Q: Please show me example sentences with stir up.
A: "This stirs up bad memories for me."

"The waves will stir up the sand."

"Please don't stir up anymore gossip."
Q: Please show me example sentences with to stir.
A: * To stir the cake mix you need a spatula.
* When stirring the paint be careful not to spill it.
* A martini (drink) should be shaken, and not stirred.

Synonyms of "Stir" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between stir and blend ?
A: If you stir something, you basically use a spoon or something like that to mix liquids. Blending something is mixing 2 different ingredients, they dont have to be liquid.
Q: What is the difference between stir and agitate ?
A: When you agitate someone, it doesn't necessarily make them nervous. It usually just angers them.

You don't really use the verb "stir" when talking about people, except for some set phrases like "stirring up someone's emotions," which can mean to make someone upset or emotionally frustrated.
Q: What is the difference between stir and mix ?
A: Absolutely. You can even mix people! We might say that New York is a city where many different people mix together.
Q: What is the difference between stir and mix ?
A: Stir and mix are basically the same because you have to stir/mix food together basically blend together.
Q: What is the difference between stir and mix ?
A: Stir is to move something in a circular motion such as if you're stiring soup to cool it down. It's generally used for liquids.

Mix doesn't necessarily have to be in a circular motion, and it's generally used for solids or things with more than 1 solid like stir fry.

The two are interchangeable, though. You can use both if you want.

Translations of "Stir"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? stir
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Other questions about "Stir"

Q: You should stir it well. Does this sound natural?
A: Yes :))
Q: Please show me how to pronounce "stirred"..
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Q: It's stir. Does this sound natural?
A: it's sir
Q: It's stir. Does this sound natural?
A: It’s stir. Is not a complete sentence, so it doesn’t make sense. Can you try to make a longer sentence out of it?

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