stiffen up; stir up; stitch up

stiffen up
使...僵硬
My back stiffens up in cold weather.

stiffen * up +
使筆挺
They used starch to stiffen the collars up.

stir * up +
挑起、激起 (不安、憤怒等)
He stirred things up by complaining to senior management about his line manager.

stitch * up +
縫補 (衣物)
I stitched up the hole in my jeans.

stitch * up +
簽訂 (協議);達成 (交易)
We get the contract stitched up this week.

stitch * up +
陷害;誣陷;算計
The police stitched them up because they couldn't find any evidence against them.

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