There are 2 translations of shake in Spanish:

shake1

(past shook past p, shaken)
Pronunciation: /ʃeɪk/

vt

  • 1 1.1 (cause to move, agitate) [bottle/cocktail] agitar; [person] sacudir, zarandear; [building/foundations] sacudir, hacer* temblar; [dice] agitar, revolver* (AmL) shake well before use agítese bien antes de usar the dog shook himself energetically el perro se sacudió con fuerza she shook herself free from him se liberó de él de una sacudidato shake sth off/from sth we shook the fruit from the branch sacudimos la rama para que cayese la fruta I shook the dust off o from my coat me sacudí el polvo del abrigoto shake sth out of sth he shook the beads out of the bag onto the table sacudió la bolsa para que las cuentas cayeran a la mesa she shook the sand out of the towel sacudió la toalla para quitarle la arena I shook the creases out of my shirt sacuda la camisa para quitarle las arrugas to shake hands darse* la mano, darse* un apretón de manos to shake hands with sb darle* or estrecharle la mano a algn to shake sb's hand, to shake sb by the hand darle* or estrecharle la mano a algn, darle* un apretón de manos a algn he shook me warmly by the hand me dio un caluroso apretón de manos to shake hands on a deal cerrar* un trato con un apretón de manos to shake one's head decir* que no or negar* con la cabeza 1.2 (brandish) [sword/stick] agitar, blandir to shake one's fist at sb amenazar* a algn con el puño
  • 2 2.1 (undermine, impair) [courage/nerve] hacer* flaquear; [faith] debilitar the scandal has shaken the financial world el escándalo ha conmocionado al mundo de las finanzas 2.2 (shock, surprise) [person] impresionar, afectar she was badly shaken by the news of his death la noticia de su muerte la impresionó or la afectó muchísimo to shake sb rigid [colloquial/familiar] dejar a algn helado [familiar/colloquial] he needs to be shaken out of his apathy necesita un revulsivo que lo saque de su apatía

vi

  • 1 (move, tremble) [earth] temblar*; [hand/voice] temblar* the branches shook in the wind las ramas se agitaban con el viento he was shaking with laughter se sacudía de la risa he was shaking with fear/cold/rage estaba temblando de miedo/frío/rabia her voice shook slightly le temblaba ligeramente la voz

Phrasal verbs

shake down

[colloquial/familiar]
v + adv 1.1 (settle in) to shake down in a job/town acostumbrarse or hacerse* a un trabajo/una ciudad 1.2 (live temporarily) quedarse 1.1v + o + adv (AmE) 2.1 (extort money) they shook me down for a couple of hundred dollars me sacaron or [familiar/colloquial] me hicieron largar doscientos dólares 2.2 (search) [person] cachear, registrar; [building] registrar 2.3 (put through trials) [ship/plane] probar*

shake off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[pursuer/reporter] deshacerse* or zafarse de, quitarse or [familiar/colloquial] sacudirse de encima; [habit] quitarse; [cold] quitarse de encima she couldn't shake off her depression no podía salir de su depresión

shake out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 [cloth/mat/bag] sacudir 1.2 [contents] she seized the bag and shook out several coins agarró la bolsa, la sacudió y salieron varias monedas

shake up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 [liquid] agitar 1.2 [cushion/pillow] sacudir 1.1 [colloquial/familiar] [industry/personnel] reorganizar* totalmente he'll shake the team up le va a dar una buena sacudida al equipo [familiar/colloquial] your ideas need shaking up! ¡tienes que aclarar tus ideas! 1.2 (disturb, shock) [colloquial/familiar] she was shaken up by the news la noticia la impresionó or la afectó mucho is he hurt? — no, just a bit shaken up ¿se ha hecho daño? — no, se ha llevado un susto (y está un poco alterado)

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There are 2 translations of shake in Spanish:

shake2

n

  • 1 (act) sacudida (f); (violent) sacudida (m) violenta, sacudón (m) (AmL) I gave the dice a good shake les di una buena sacudida a los dados he gave my hand a firm shake me dio un fuerte apretón de manos he replied with a shake of the head contestó negando con la cabeza in two shakes (of a lamb's tail), in a couple o brace of shakes [colloquial/familiar] en un periquete or en un santiamén or en una patada [familiar/colloquial] to be no great shakes [colloquial/familiar] no ser* gran cosa [familiar/colloquial], no ser* nada del otro mundo or nada del otro jueves [familiar/colloquial] so far he has proved no great shakes as a leader hasta el momento no ha demostrado ser gran cosa como líder [familiar/colloquial], hasta el momento no ha demostrado ser nada del otro mundo or nada del otro jueves como líder [familiar/colloquial]
  • 3
    (shakes pl)
    (trembling) [colloquial/familiar] to have the shakes estar* temblequeando [familiar/colloquial] he got the shakes le dio or le entró la tembladera or el tembleque or (Méx) la temblorina [familiar/colloquial]
  • 4 (deal, treatment) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] (no pl) a fair shake un trato justo

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