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      vt sep  
  [+organization, institution]  
   (=rouse from lethargy)  
→ He needs to shake up the whole team.        
   (=upset)   secouer  
→ Did that lightning shake you up?        
The accident really shook him up.      L'accident l'a beaucoup secoué.  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
secouer (vt.) ; trembler (vi.)
vider en secouant
se défaire
se débarrasser
'shake up' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
make headlines ; be a hot news topic ; be notorious ; shake up the establishment ; be widely talked about ; figure prominently in the news ; be the talk of the town
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"shake up": examples and translations in context
...we cannot exclude the private sector. The Canadian aid “shake up” is an opportunity to innovate and modernize.... [...] nous ne pouvons pas exclure le secteur privé. Le remaniement de l'aide canadienne est l'occasion d'innover et de moderniser [...]
The UK's national academy of science, the Royal Society, has called for a radical shake up of the way in which researchers and research departments receive public funding. L'académie nationale des sciences du Royaume-Uni, la Royal Society, a appelé à un remaniement en profondeur du mode d'attribution de fonds publics aux chercheurs et aux instituts de recherche.
The point of a practical joke is to shake up the system. Le but d'une bonne blague c'est de bouleverser le système.
Besides, I think it's important to shake up one's perspective every once in a while. En plus, je trouve important de bouleverser ses habitudes de temps en temps.
This was a time in which enough Chicano students had gained mastery of the tools that were necessary to shake up the system and had taken the ideals of the country to heart. Il est arrivé un moment où assez d'étudiants chicanos avaient acquis la maîtrise des outils nécessaires pour bouleverser le système, prenant les idéaux de ce pays très à cœur.
These directives are part of the most radical shake-up of the Community's food safety hygiene rules for at least 25 years. Les directives qui nous sont soumises font partie du remaniement le plus radical de la législation communautaire en matière d'hygiène et de sécurité alimentaires depuis au moins 25 ans.
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