shake in (one's) shoes

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shake in (one's) shoes

To be very nervous or afraid, often visibly so. That poor kid is shaking in his shoes up there on stage. I may seem confident when I'm leading a training seminar, but I'm really shaking in my shoes most of the time.
See also: shake, shoe

shake (or quake) in your shoes (or boots)

tremble with apprehension.
See also: shake, shoe