Übersetzung von “shake” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verbshake /ʃeɪk/ ( pt shook pp shaken )
transitive-intransitive to move or be moved repeatedly up and down or sideways
secouer , trembler

The box rattled when I shook it.
La boîte a fait un bruit de ferraille quand je l'ai secouée.

The whole house shook in the wind.
La maison entière tremblait sous l'action du vent.

My mother shook me awake.
Ma mère m'a secoué pour me réveiller.
transitive to make feel shocked and upset
secouer , bouleverser

He stood by the crumpled bicycle looking shaken.
Il se tenait debout près de la bicyclette écrasée, l'air secoué/bouleversé.
transitive to move your head from side to side to mean "no"
faire non de la tête

"Are you mad?" He shook his head.
"Es-tu fou ?" Il fit non de la tête.
intransitive =tremble; (of your voice) to sound weak or unsteady

Her voice shook as she started to speak.
Sa voix tremblait lorsqu'elle se mit à parler.
shake hands/shake sb's hand
to hold sb's hand and move it up and down
serrer la main à qqn

He shook my hand and said, "Nice job!"
Il me serra la main et dit "Beau travail !"

They shook hands when they met.
Ils se sont serré la main quand ils se sont rencontrés.

shake up

verb phrasalshake up [ ˈʃeɪk ˈʌp ]
to cause important changes to happen
réorganiser totalement

The use of Internet videos has shaken up the election campaign.
L'utilisation d'Internet a totalement réorganisé la campagne électorale.
to make feel shocked and upset

news that shook up the town
des nouvelles qui ont bouleversé la ville

(Übersetzung von “shake” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /ʃeik/ (past tense shook /ʃuk/, past participle shaken)

to (cause to) tremble or move with jerks

(faire) trembler
The explosion shook the building
We were shaking with laughter
Her voice shook as she told me the sad news.

to shock, disturb or weaken

He was shaken by the accident
My confidence in him has been shaken.
shaking noun

an act of shaking or state of being shaken, shocked etc

secousse, ébranlement
They got a shaking in the crash.
shaky adjective

weak or trembling with age, illness etc

a shaky voice
shaky handwriting.

unsteady or likely to collapse

a shaky chair.

(sometimes with at) not very good, accurate etc

He’s a bit shaky at arithmetic
My arithmetic has always been very shaky
I’d be grateful if you would correct my rather shaky spelling.
shakily adverb

en tremblant
shakiness noun

instabilité, tremblement
shake-up noun

a disturbance or reorganization

grand remaniement
The whole management could do eith a good shake-up.
no great shakes

not very good or important

ne pas valoir grand-chose
He has written a book, but it’s no great shakes.
shake one’s fist at

to hold up one’s fist as though threatening to punch

menacer du poing
He shook his fist at me when I drove into the back of his car.
shake one’s head

to move one’s head round to left and right to mean ‘No’

faire non de la tête
‘Are you coming?’ I asked. She shook her head.
shake off

to rid oneself of

venir à bout de
He soon shook off the illness.
shake up

to disturb or rouse (people) so as to make them more energetic

The new manager has promised to really shake things up.



drink made by shaking the ingredients together vigorously

(lait) fouetté
a chocolate milk-shake.

(Übersetzung von “shake” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)