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Spanish translation of “shake”

shake

verb /ʃeik/ (past tense shook /ʃuk/, past participle shaken)
to ( cause to) tremble or move with jerks
agitar , (hacer) temblar
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
debilitar
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
sacudida
They got a shaking in the crash .
shaky adjective (comparative shakier, superlative shakiest) weak or trembling with age , illness etc
tembloroso
a shaky voice shaky handwriting .
unsteady or likely to collapse
cojo , inestable
a shaky chair .
(sometimes with at) not very good, accurate etc
flojo
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
con voz trémula
She walked shakily down the hall .
shakiness noun
inestabilidad
shake-up noun a disturbance or reorganization
reorganización
The whole management could do with a good shake-up.
no great shakes not very good or important
no ser gran cosa
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
amenazar a alguien con el puño
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’
negar con la cabeza , decir que no con la cabeza
’Are you coming?’ I asked . She shook her head .
shake off phrasal verb to rid oneself of
librarse de
He soon shook off the illness .
shake up phrasal verb to disturb or rouse ( people ) so as to make them more energetic
sacudir
The new manager has promised to really shake things up.
(Definition of shake from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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