In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
2coloquial(industry/personnel) reorganizar totalmentehe'll shake the team up — le va a dar una buena sacudida al equipo coloquial
- your ideas need shaking up! — ¡tienes que aclarar tus ideas!
3coloquial(disturb, shock)she was shaken up by the news — la noticia la impresionó / la afectó mucho
- is he hurt? — no, just a bit shaken up — ¿se ha hecho daño? — no, se ha llevado un susto (y está un poco alterado)
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