shaking in one's boots/shoes

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Definition of shaking in one's boots/shoes

: very nervous She was shaking in her boots/shoes as she waited for the doctor.

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“Shaking in one's boots/shoes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shaking%20in%20one%27s%20boots%2Fshoes. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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