Translation: from spanish

shake off

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  • shake off — (something) to free yourself from something. Investors failed to shake off worries about the economy. As she was running, she felt a pain in her left leg, but she hoped to shake it off if she slowed up. Usage notes: usually said about something… …   New idioms dictionary

  • shake off — [v] lose by getting away clear, dislodge, drop, elude, get away from, get rid of, give the slip*, leave behind, remove, rid oneself of, throw off, unburden; concepts 102,195 Ant. appear, present …   New thesaurus

  • shake off — index dispel Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • shake off — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you shake off something that you do not want such as an illness or a bad habit, you manage to recover from it or get rid of it. [V P n (not pron)] Businessmen are frantically trying to shake off the bad habits learned under six …   English dictionary

  • shake off — verb 1. get rid of (Freq. 3) I couldn t shake the car that was following me • Syn: ↑shake, ↑throw off, ↑escape from • Hypernyms: ↑escape, ↑get away, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • shake off — 1) I think we shook off that cop Syn: get away from, escape, elude, dodge, lose, leave behind, get rid of, give someone the slip, throw off the scent 2) she can t seem to shake off this virus Syn: recover from, get over; …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • shake off — {v.}, {informal} To get away from when followed; get rid of; escape from. * /A convict escaped from prison and shook off the officers trying to follow him./ * /Tom could not shake off his cold./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shake off — {v.}, {informal} To get away from when followed; get rid of; escape from. * /A convict escaped from prison and shook off the officers trying to follow him./ * /Tom could not shake off his cold./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • shake\ off — v informal To get away from when followed; get rid of; escape from. A convict escaped from prison and shook off the officers trying to follow him. Tom could not shake off his cold …   Словарь американских идиом

  • shake off — phr verb Shake off is used with these nouns as the object: ↑injury, ↑jinx, ↑lethargy, ↑strain …   Collocations dictionary

  • shake off — get rid of (an illness) She has been unable to shake off her illness and can t come to the party …   Idioms and examples


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