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quake

  
  ( quakes    plural & 3rd person present)   ( quaking    present participle)   ( quaked    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A quake is the same as an earthquake.  
The quake destroyed mud buildings in many remote villages.     
2       verb   If you quake, you shake, usually because you are very afraid.  
I just stood there quaking with fear...      V with n  
Her shoulders quaked.      V  
3    If you are quaking in your boots or quaking in your shoes, you feel very nervous or afraid, and may be feeling slightly weak as a result.  
quake in one's boots/shoes             phrase   V inflects  
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quake     ( quakes    plural & 3rd person present)   ( quaking    present participle)   ( quaked    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A quake is the same as an earthquake.  
The quake destroyed mud buildings in many remote villages.     
2       verb   If you quake, you shake, usually because you are very afraid.  
I just stood there quaking with fear...      V with n  
Her shoulders quaked.      V  
3    If you are quaking in your boots or quaking in your shoes, you feel very nervous or afraid, and may be feeling slightly weak as a result.  
quake in one's boots/shoes      phrase   V inflects  

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quake

  
  
convulse, move, pulsate, quail, quiver, rock, shake, shiver, shudder, throb, totter, tremble, vibrate, waver, wobble  

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Quaker, quackery, quack, quark

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exp.
stop talking; refrain from saying something
informal
exp.
be kept waiting
exp.
to lose one's temper
very familiar
exp.
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
id.
make a lot of efforts to understand something
exp.
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
exp.
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.
exp.
get rid of a strong feeling towards something or someone
[Informal] If you have done something wrong, tell him and get it out of your system. After the break up, it took him some while to get her out of his system.
n.
it's a unintended call which happens when the keys are not blocked in one's pocket
exp.
go for something, take one's chances
v.
snubbing people by using one's mobile phone
[Neologism] portmanteau word : phone + snubbing
v.
the act of pushing one's face in between two ample breasts, and rocking one's head side to side very rapidly while making a vigorous, lip-vibrating "brrr" sound
[Slang]
v.
make an obscene and offensive gesture at someone by closing one's fist and extending one's middle finger upwards, interpreted as"Sod off!"; [US] flip (sb) off / flip (sb) the bird
Ex.: he has an unfortunate tendency and somewhat dangerous habit of giving the finger to motorists who cut in front of him.
id.
to attempt or take on a task that is way to big and beyond one's capability
I wonder if that craftsman will be able to fulfil the three commitments he took on at the same time; in my opinion he bites off more than he can chew!
exp.
a sample of the unpleasantness that one has been giving other people
[Fig.]
n.
Abandoning something that one has intimate knowledge of for something unknown and probably highly risky to one's well-being.
n.
posting a picture of one's pet on social media, with a sign describing the animal's wrongdoing
more specific: cat shaming or dog shaming
exp.
symbolically killing one’s internet unique identity.
[Tech.]
n.
Affectionate term used to address or refer to one's girlfriend, boyfriend, spouse, etc. The acronym means Before Anything Else.
[Fam.] Exemple: I love you, bae.
exp.
a poetic or humorous way of expressing one's fervent wish for somehting
oh for a bit of sunshine!
n.
a photo of one's suntanned legs usually taken with a smartphone and shared on social media
[Neologism] combination of "legs" and "selfie". Legsies are commonly used to brag about one's vacation
n.
tempting someone with promise of reward (an attractive person in general) to reveal information or to test one's partner loyalty, faithfulness : can be for lovers, business partners, espionage
n.
the fear of being unable to use one's mobile phone
This can happen when losing the device, when out of battery, credit or network coverage
n.
dominant position, use of an office with power and influence to expose or impose one's views
canned by Theodore Roosevelt
exp.
act in accordance with what is set verbally; apply what one's preaching for; double words by action;
often used in combination with "talk the talk".
v.
take a decision based on one's subjective conclusions, when objective evidence is not available
q.
This expression means it is better to let one's emotions out, rather than bottled up inside. It is also often said when someone has gas.
this is just something my grandmother would say in cajun french
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