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shake off something

phrasal verb with shake  us   /ʃeɪk/ verb (past tense shook  /ʃʊk/ , past participle shaken  /ˈʃeɪ·kən/ )
to get ​rid of something ​bad: I had to shake off a ​badcase of ​nerves before taking the ​exam.
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