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An example use of shake in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… along this side to shake hands until we …”
Shake means to move something quickly back and forth, to cause something to move or change shape, or to cause something to move or change shape by a sudden, forceful movement.
the word shake occurs in english on average 15.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that shake can be often used in the following areas:
1) people, society, and culture;