Bedeutung von “shake” im Essential American English Dictionary


verb us /ʃeɪk/ present participle shaking, past tense shook, past participle shaken

B1 to make quick, short movements from side to side or up and down, or to make something or someone do this:

Shake the bottle.

If you are shaking, your body makes quick short movements, or you feel as if it is doing so, because you are frightened or nervous:

He was shaking with nerves.
shake hands

B1 to hold someone’s hand and move it up and down when you meet them for the first time:

The two leaders smiled and shook hands for the photographers.
shake your head

to move your head from side to side to mean ‘no’

(Definition von “shake” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)