shake

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shake

In addition to the idioms beginning with shake, also see all shook (shaken) up; fair shake; in two shakes; more than one can shake a stick at; movers and shakers; no great shakes; quake (shake) in one's boots.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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