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shake in Drink topic

shakeshake2 ●●○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable]SHAKE if you give something a shake, you move it up and down or from side to side 🔊 Give the bottle a good shake before use. 🔊 He refused with a shake of the head (=a movement of the head from side to side to mean ‘no’).2 [countable]DFD a cold drink made from milk, ice cream, and fruit or chocolate syn milk shake 🔊 a strawberry shake3 → the shakes4 → in a couple of shakes/two shakes5 → no great shakes6 → get/give somebody a fair shake
Examples from the Corpus
shake• She dropped the pillow back into place and gave herself a shake.• He picked up the envelope and gave it a bit of a shake.• At first light I gave Taff a shake and presented him with a mug of tea.• Got ta love the pineapple shake too.• At 4 a. m., he drinks a protein shake with four more dietary supplements and six amino acids.• For those who know nothing of the quick-step, the shake or the twist, there is a late night disco.Give ... shake• At first light I gave Taff a shake and presented him with a mug of tea.• Fool! she chastised herself, giving herself a shake as the buzzer on the microwave announced that the chicken was ready.• I squeezed him, gave him a shake, admired his appendage politely.• It gives her the shakes and ruins her concentration.• She gave a frustrated shake of her head.• The man and woman were giving it a shake and preparing to fold it.• The sky gave one almighty shake and split open.