stir a person's heart 人の心を揺り動かす
stir up mud 泥をかき回す；醜聞を明らかにする
After refusing initial requests, Bryan finally came to the state and, in three days, crisscrossed the state with Goebel to
stir up support.
Kentucky gubernatorial election, 1899
Another of Władysław's brothers, the malcontent Švitrigaila, chose this moment to
stir up revolts behind the lines and declare himself grand duke.
As dreadnoughts were quickly equated with international status, somewhat similar to nuclear weapons today—that is, regardless of a state's need for such equipment, simply ordering and possessing a dreadnought increased the owner's prestige—the order caused a major
stir in international relations.
South American dreadnought race
As such, the ships caused quite a
stir among the major countries in the world, many of whom incorrectly speculated the ships were actually destined for a rival nation.
Minas Geraes-class battleship
As the Romans and the Achaean League were advancing towards the city, a young Argive named Damocles attempted to
stir up a revolution against the Spartan garrison.
War against Nabis
Despite his large income, he refused to provide his employees a year-end bonus, causing a significant
stir in the factory.
stir welding was invented in 1991 by Wayne Thomas at The Welding Institute (TWI, UK) and found high-quality applications all over the world.
Hummel's distinctive halved strip designed for the Danish national team for the 1986 FIFA World Cup caused a
stir in the media but FIFA worried about moiré artefacts in television pictures.
Kit (association football)
I saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and then, on the working of some powerful engine, show signs of life, and
stir with an uneasy, half vital motion.