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English definition of “shake”

shake

verb [T] (UPSET)   /ʃeɪk/ (past tense shook  /ʃʊk/, past participle shaken  /ˈʃeɪ·kən/)
to cause someone to feel upset and troubled: Juanita was shaken and tried not to cry. The instructor was shaken by the angry e-mails she received.
(Definition of shake verb (UPSET) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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