Phrasal Verb: Shake down

Shake down

Meaning: Search

Example: The police SHOOK the house DOWN looking for drugs.

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Shake down

Meaning: Extort or cheat money from someone

Example: He SHOOK the guy DOWN with some story about needing the money for an operation.

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