Translation of "shake" - English-Portuguese dictionary

shake

verb uk /ʃeɪk/ 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

sacudir
Shake the bottle.

If you are shaking, your body makes quick short movements because you are frightened or nervous.

tremer
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

apertar as mãos, estender a mão
The two leaders smiled and shook hands.
He refused to shake hands with me.
shake your head

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

negar com a cabeça

(Translation of “shake” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)