Die Übersetzung von "shake" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


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.

(Die Übersetzung von "shake" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)