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Post time 2007-10-17 16:53:18 |Display all floors
who know the means of "stir the pot'?

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Post time 2007-10-19 05:56:29 |Display all floors
Stir the Pot: means to mix or change things (ideas, etc) in order to change the direction or path of the current situation.  

For example: if you are a teacher that is teaching English to Chinese students and the method you are using is not having good results, you might "stir the pot" and try some new approaches.

Another example: Joe America is the coach of a the USA national basketball team. Team USA is losing many of their games, even though they have the best players at every position.   Coach Joe decides to 'stir the pot' and use the reserve players more often.  By using this new approach of playing reserve players more often, Team USA wins the gold medal.

I hope this helps.
(native English speaker from U.S.)

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