Quakes in shoes - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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quake in (one's) shoes
To tremble with fear. Often used sarcastically. My brother is so strong and scary-looking that people quake in their shoes when he threatens them. Ooh, I'm really scared of you! I'm quaking in my shoes, you frighten me so!