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shake a leg

old-fashioned informal
used to ​tell someone to ​hurry or ​act more ​quickly: Come on, Nick, shake a ​leg or we'll never be ​ready in ​time.
(Definition of shake a leg from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"shake a leg" in American English

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shake a leg

to ​hurry: Better shake a ​leg, we ​leave in ten ​minutes.
(Definition of shake a leg from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shake a leg”
in Chinese (Simplified) 快点儿,抓紧点儿…
in Chinese (Traditional) 快一點,抓緊一點…
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