shake down

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move from side to side; agitate; forced payment; search; blackmailing for money; bed (Slang)
If someone shakes you down, they use threats or search you physically in order to obtain something from you. He ordered the dismantling of police checkpoints on highways, which were being used to shake down motorists for bribes
shakedown
that tests the performance of a ship or aircraft
shakedown
A trial or test period, especially of a ship or aircraft
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A thorough search; a frisk
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Extortion, especially through blackmail

What is this, a shakedown?.

shakedown
Come and take a shakedown at my house - a bed The allusion is to the time when men slept upon litter or clean straw (See below, Shakes )
shakedown
A temporary substitute for a bed, as one made on the floor or on chairs; perhaps originally from the shaking down of straw for this purpose
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intended to test a new system under operating conditions and to familiarize the operators with the system; "a shakedown cruise
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{i} improvised bed made from straw; adjustment period; extortion of money; test voyage performed in order to check a new vessel for faults or defects; thorough search
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A brief test when a team is trying a different car part for the first time before going back out to drive at 100% to set a fast time
shakedown
extortion of money (as by blackmail) a very thorough search of a person or a place; "a shakedown by the police uncovered the drugs" initial adjustments to improve the functioning or the efficiency and to bring to a more satisfactory state; "the new industry's economic shakedown" intended to test a new system under operating conditions and to familiarize the operators with the system; "a shakedown cruise
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a very thorough search of a person or a place; "a shakedown by the police uncovered the drugs"
shakedown
extortion of money (as by blackmail)
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From Back-to-Back Couples or a T-Bone 2 x 2 in which everyone is a Leader
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A shakedown of a boat, plane, or car is its final test before it starts to be used
shakedown
initial adjustments to improve the functioning or the efficiency and to bring to a more satisfactory state; "the new industry's economic shakedown"
shakedown
extortion of money (as by blackmail) a very thorough search of a person or a place; "a shakedown by the police uncovered the drugs"
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If an organization or system is given a shakedown, it is thoroughly reorganized in order to make it more efficient
shakedown
intended to test a new system under operating conditions and to familiarize the operators with the system; "a shakedown cruise"
shake down

    Расстановка переносов

    shake Down

    Турецкое произношение

    şeyk daun

    Произношение

    /ˈsʜāk ˈdoun/ /ˈʃeɪk ˈdaʊn/

    Этимология

    [ 'shAk ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English sceacan; akin to Old Norse skaka to shake.

    Слово дня

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