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Translation of "shake" - English-Polish dictionary

shake

verb     /ʃeɪk/ ( past tense shook, past participle shaken)
MOVE [I, T]
B1 to make quick, short movements from side to side or up and down, or to make something or someone do this trząść (się), potrząsać He was shaking with nerves. Shake the bottle.Shaking, swinging and vibrating
shake hands
B1 to hold someone's hand and move it up and down when you meet them for the first time, or when you make an agreement with them uścisnąć dłoń lub dłonie The two leaders smiled and shook hands for the photographers. I shook hands with him.Welcoming, greeting and greetingsGestures with the hands or arms
shake your head
B2 to move your head from side to side to mean 'no' kręcić głową Shaking, swinging and vibratingGestures with the head or shoulders
SHOCK [T]
to shock or upset someone wstrząsnąć [often passive] No one was injured in the crash, but the driver was badly shaken.Making people sad, shocked and upsetUpsetting and destabilizing
VOICE [I]
If your voice shakes, you sound very nervous or frightened. drżeć AfraidAnxious and worried
(Definition of shake verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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