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shake down
[colloquial]

Translation of shake down colloquial in Spanish:

  • 1verb + adverb 1.1 (settle in) to shake down in a job/town
    acostumbrarse or hacerse a un trabajo/una ciudad
    1.2 (live temporarily)
    quedarse
  • 2verb + object + adverb (American English) 2.1 (extort money) they shook me down for a couple of hundred dollars
    me sacaron or [colloquial] me hicieron largar doscientos dólares
    2.2 (search)
    (person)
    cachear
    registrar
    (building)
    registrar
    2.3 (put through trials)
    (ship/plane)
    probar
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