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Pronunciation: /ˈskwɔtere/

Translation of scuotere in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 4 [figurative] (sollecitare)scuotere qualcuno dal suo stato di indolenza
    to force somebody out of their apathy
    scuotere qualcuno dal suo torpore
    to rouse somebody from their torpor

also: scuotersi verbo pronominale

  • 1 (scrollarsi) (persona, animale)
    to shake oneself
    -rsi la polvere di dosso
    to dust oneself off
    -rsi di dosso [figurative]
    to shake oneself free of (malinconia, dubbio, cattiva abitudine)
  • 4 (turbarsi)
    to get upset, to upset oneself
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