stir to (something)

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stir to (something)

1. To cause liquid, substance, or mixture to enter some state by stirring. A noun or pronoun is used between "stir" and "to." He stirred the milk to a steaming froth. You must stir the mixture to a thick, viscous consistency before it is ready to be spread on the cake.
2. To excite, rouse, or provoke someone into some state or condition. A noun or pronoun is used between "stir" and "to." The politician stirred the crowd to a frenzy with her rhetoric. His invigorating words stirred us all to action.
See also: stir

stir someone (in)to something

to excite someone into doing something. The events of the day stirred everyone into action. The danger stirred them to action.
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It's certainly not a factor for me but if someone wants to try to whip it up and stir something to try to make this game any bigger than it already is, fair play to them.
"It's certainly not a factor for me but if someone wants to try and stir something to try and make this game any bigger than it already is fair play to them."