shake on

phrasal verb

shook on; shaken on; shaking on; shakes on
: to shake hands to show agreement
They shook on the deal.
If you agree, let's shake on it.

Examples of shake on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The system comes with a blender pitcher, two single-serve cups with lids for smoothies and shakes on the go, and a processing bowl. Savannah Smith, Rolling Stone, 4 July 2024 Investors remained nervous as U.S. stock indexes continued to shake on Wednesday morning. Vinamrata Chaturvedi, Quartz, 3 Apr. 2024 In the last couple of weeks, negotiators have chalked up a handful of wins, shaking on six tentative agreements with local IATSE unions. Gene Maddaus, Variety, 29 Mar. 2024 Likens nodded his head, then extended his hand to shake on it. Jesse Newell, Kansas City Star, 19 Jan. 2024 Advertisement There was no immediate indication that shaking on the first quake triggered the second. Gary Robbins, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 May 2023 The sum of the moment touched Young, who rarely - if ever - seems shaken on the field. Mark Heim |, al, 26 Jan. 2023

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“Shake on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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