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Houses shook as a bomb exploded in the neighbourhood.
She was literally shaking with fear.
An earthquake shook a wide area of southern Italy last year.
Shake the dressing well before you put it on the salad.
‘You’re not listening!’ she cried, shaking him.
The news shook financial markets worldwide.
Violent conflicts between tribes have shaken the region.
The boy’s tragic death shook the entire community.
He was shaken and upset by the accident.
They ran into the alley, hoping to shake off their pursuers.
Nothing could shake Mary’s confidence as an athlete.
‘You had better be careful,’ Dad said, shaking his finger at me.
The two drivers began yelling and shaking their fists at each other.
‘Nice to meet you,’ Larry said, shaking my hand.
Put on a sweater – you’re shaking like a leaf!
This is the British English definition of shake. View American English definition of shake.