Translation of shake in French:


Pronunciation: /ʃeɪk/


  • 1to give sb/sth a shake secouer qn/qch
  • 2
    (also milk-shake)
    milk-shake (m)

vt (prét shook pp, shaken)

vi (prét shook pp, shaken)

  • 1 trembler to shake with trembler de [fear, cold, emotion] se tordre de [laughter]
  • 2 (shake hands) ‘let's shake on it!’ ‘serrons-nous la main!’

Phrasal verbs

shake off

se débarrasser de [cold, depression, habit, person]; se défaire de [feeling]

shake up

agiter [bottle, mixture] 1.1 [experience, news] secouer [person]

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