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English definition of “shake”

shake

verb [T] (GET RID OF)   /ʃeɪk/ (past tense shook  /ʃʊk/, past participle shaken  /ˈʃeɪ·kən/)
to get rid of something, or escape from something: He couldn’t shake the feeling that Tony had another motive. I’ve had this cold all week and just can’t seem to shake it.
(Definition of shake verb (GET RID OF) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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