stir into

stir into
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "stir into":
present tense I/you/we/they stir into he/she/it stirs into present participle stirring into past tense stirred into past participle stirred into
1) stir something into something to mix something into a liquid or substance

Crush the garlic, then stir it into the soup.

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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