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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyshake out
he/she/itshakes out
present participleshaking out
past tenseshook out
past participleshaken out

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  1. shake something out/shake something out of something to shake a cloth, sheet, piece of clothing etc so that dust and dirt fall off

    Help me shake out this blanket.

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