shake a leg


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shake a leg

 
1. to hurry; to move faster. (Often as a command.) Let's shake a leg, you guys. We gotta be there in twenty minutes. She told me to shake a leg, so I hurried the best I could.
2. to dance. Let's shake a leg. The music's great. Hey, Jill! You wanna shake a leg with me?
See also: leg, shake

shake a leg

1. Dance, as in Whenever there was music he was eager to shake a leg. [Colloquial; first half of 1800s]
2. Hurry up, as in Shake a leg or we'll miss the plane. [Colloquial; first half of 1800s]
See also: leg, shake

shake a leg

1. tv. to hurry; to move faster. (Often as a command.) Let’s shake a leg, you guys. We gotta be there in twenty minutes.
2. tv. to dance. Let’s shake a leg. The music’s great.
See also: leg, shake

shake a leg

Informal
1. To dance.
2. To move quickly; hurry up.
See also: leg, shake