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How to use shook up in a sentence

  • Overcoats doubled up ain't quite as easy shook up as feathers.

    The Blue and The Gray | A. R. White
  • We shook up our horses, and they trotted forward, Marcel and I assuming an air of ease and indifference.

    In Hostile Red | Joseph Altsheler
  • And, to make it all the more difficult to put them together again, I shook up the pieces in a basket.

    The Law and the Lady | Wilkie Collins
  • Sarah Woodham shook up the medicine, poured out another glassful, placed it on the mantelpiece as directed, and left the room.

    King of the Castle | George Manville Fenn
  • I filled a flask one third part with freshly drawn ox blood, closed it tightly with a bladder, and shook up the blood frequently.

    Discovery of Oxygen, Part 2 | Carl Wilhelm Scheele