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shakes a leg

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present tense third-person singular of shake a leg

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1 to perform a series of usually rhythmic bodily movements to music
  • The DJ played music that was sure to make every party guest get up and shake a leg.

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“Shakes a leg.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shakes%20a%20leg. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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