give the shake

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give (someone) the shake

Slang
To escape from or get rid of: We managed to give our pursuers the shake.
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Strong black coffee might be seen as a hangover cure but it could give you the shakes and an even bigger headache.
Strong black coffee might be seen as a traditional hangover cure but it could give you the shakes and an even bigger headache.