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GrayMan



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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:00 am    Post subject: good shaking Reply with quote

What do you think "She needs a good shaking."means?

Thanks in advance.
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Lorikeet



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PostPosted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well I can only guess on this one, without any context. It's not a positive thing. I'd guess it means one person disagrees with another person's ideas and thinks she "needs a good shaking" or "shake some sense into her" although people don't usually really shake anyone.
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