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How to use shake off in a sentence
Even internally in the House, women are not getting their fair shake.
Although the blood-spattered offices will be off-limits, staff have vowed to continue producing the magazine.
A passing off-duty school safety officer named Fred Lucas said that he had been told the man was a drug dealer.
The NOPD fired Knight in 1973 for stealing lumber from a construction site as an off-duty cop.
The off-year special election into which Duke threw himself drew little media notice at first.
The women at once rose and began to shake out their draperies and relax their muscles.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
I would not trust their removal to any other hand, and so, the panel comes out without a shake.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
The only thing that at all tended to shake this conviction, was the extraordinary poltroonery of our new captive.
At the station the head porter received their inquiry for a Bradshaw with a dull stare and a shake of the head.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Idioms and Phrases with shake off
Free oneself or get rid of something or someone, as in I've had a hard time shaking off this cold, or She forged ahead, shaking off all the other runners. It is also put as give someone the shake, as in We managed to give our pursuers the shake. The first term dates from the late 1300s; the slangy variant dates from the second half of the 1800s.