Cause a stir

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Definition

(his resignation) caused a stir: (his resignation) created agitation, a disturbance
idiom

Examples

  • "Bruno and Horatio's Miracle Juices, a fledgling juice and smoothie bar, caused a stir last month when their "miraculous" juices allegedly cured a man of his loneliness, reunited a lost parrot with his lover, and helped settle a bitter dispute between a chicken and an egg."
  • "A recent survey in the Washington Post is causing quite a stir across the United States."

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