shake down

[ sheyk-doun ]SEE DEFINITION OF shake down

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHAKE DOWN

Don't introduce me, Mark; leave me to shake down in any bivouac that may offer.

No wonder they looked a little bewildered, but soon they will shake down.

"Not till I shake down a bed of rushes for you," said the huntsman's wife.

Maybe if I walk round some it will shake down what I've eaten.

You'll find they'll shake down after the usual amount of resistance and compliance.

But she held herself in, and continued to shake down the pungent shower.

Blame me if I sup with that crew until they shake down a bit.

Though I did think it might shake down some of those tall chimneys.'

Any sort of shake–down will do, so long as we get away from this beastly river.

Then we'll shake down some hay for her and Jim, and give them more water, too.

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