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how it shakes out

Slang definitions & phrases for how it shakes out

how it shakes out

adverb phrase

The consequences; the fate of an idea, experiment, endeavor, etc: This may or may not fly; we'll just wait and see how it shakes out (1990s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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