Shaking her fist - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
shake (one's) fist at (someone or something) (redirected from shaking her fist)
shake (one's) fist at (someone or something)
To demonstrate one's anger, frustration, or annoyance toward someone by raising one's fist and shaking it in their direction. Can be used literally or figuratively. The old man sits on his porch shaking his fist at kids who walk on his lawn. There's no point shaking your fist at the universe when things aren't going your way—you just need to pick yourself up and do everything in your power to make things better.
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shake your ˈfist (at somebody) hold up your fist (= your closed hand) at somebody because you are angry or because you want to threaten them: He got out of the car, shaking his fist in anger at the driver in the car behind.
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As well as swearing and shaking her fist
at staff, Dinnie shouted at a colleague for spelling her name with a lower case 'h'.
Shaking her fist
for emphasis, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Barr's summary -- which says Mueller's report did not find a criminal conspiracy between Russia and the Trump campaign to swing the 2016 election but reached no conclusion on whether the president sought to obstruct the investigation -- was "condescending" and "arrogant."
But the sight of Carol clutching a towel to her naked body and shaking her fist
at her gleeful team was a perfect end to the show.
As I drove on I realized the image of my student's g mother shaking her fists
spewing smokestacks had now become a part of my memory and an insight into a place and a people that I'd passed by all these years and never really noticed.