give the shake

give (someone) the shake

Slang
To escape from or get rid of: We managed to give our pursuers the shake.
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To give the shakes a festive flair, local BURGER KING(R) restaurant crew members will serve Taste of the NFL guests a one-of-kind 'King Praline' shake, with caramel butter pecan flavoring mixed with the vanilla old fashion ice cream shake.
He may have been playing up to the cameras at the pre-match press conference, but the thought of the world's best player and his Brazilian team-mates up against you is enough to give the shakes to any manager.