stir into

stir into

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  • 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… …   English dictionary

  • stir into — phr verb Stir into is used with these nouns as the object: ↑sugar …   Collocations dictionary

  • stir — stir1 [ stɜr ] verb ** ▸ 1 mix liquid/food ▸ 2 make someone feel/think something ▸ 3 move slightly ▸ 4 move something burning around ▸ 5 say something to cause trouble ▸ 1 mix food/drink/substance ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive or transitive to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stir — I n. disturbance 1) to cause, create, make a stir 2) a big stir 3) a stir about, over II v. 1) (D; tr.) to stir into (to stir one ingredient into another) 2) (D; tr.) to stir to (the news stirred them to greater efforts) 3) (H; usu. refl.) they… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • stir — I UK [stɜː(r)] / US [stɜr] verb Word forms stir : present tense I/you/we/they stir he/she/it stirs present participle stirring past tense stirred past participle stirred ** 1) [intransitive/transitive] to move food around in a dish or pan using a …   English dictionary

  • stir — vb Stir, rouse, arouse, awaken, waken, rally can all mean to cause to shift from quiescence or torpor into activity. Stir, often followed by up, usually presupposes excitement to activity by something which disturbs or agitates and so brings to… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • stir — stir1 [stʉr] vt. stirred, stirring [ME stirien < OE styrian: see STORM] 1. to move, shake, agitate, etc., esp. slightly 2. to change the position of slightly; displace [to stir a log] 3. to rouse from sleep, lethargy, indifference, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Stir frying — (爆 bào) in the wok Stir frying is an umbrella term used to describe two Chinese cooking techniques for preparing food in a wok: chǎo (炒) and bào (爆). The term stir fry was introduced into the English language by B …   Wikipedia

  • Stir — Stir, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stirred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stirring}.] [OE. stiren, steren, sturen, AS. styrian; probably akin to D. storen to disturb, G. st[ o]ren, OHG. st[=o]ren to scatter, destroy. [root]166.] 1. To change the place of in any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stir — [[t]stɜ͟ː(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ stirs, stirring, stirred 1) VERB If you stir a liquid or other substance, you move it around or mix it in a container using something such as a spoon. [V n] Stir the soup for a few seconds... [V n into n] There was Mrs… …   English dictionary

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