shakes

Swedish translation: utpressning

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English term or phrase:shakes
Swedish translation:utpressning
Entered by: Lars Palmer

23:14 Feb 6, 2006
English to Swedish translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: shakes
He was a heavy-set, round-faced, deceptively soft-looking young man who specialized in strong-arm routines and “shakes”.
Lars Palmer
Brazil
Local time: 09:33
utpressning
Explanation:
:o)
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Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 13:33
Grading comment
Tack Sven. Vi kör med det.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



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4 +3utpressning
Sven Petersson


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6 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
utpressning


Explanation:
:o)

Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 13:33
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Tack Sven. Vi kör med det.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Helena Hansson (X): "utpressning, påtryckning under hot" enligt Heckschers slanglexikon
1 hr
  -> Thank you very much!

agree  Renassans LS
2 hrs
  -> Thank you very much!

agree  nuccia80: I would like to know the answer in english as I have to translate this piece of info into italian.tnx
727 days
  -> "Shakes" is short for "shake downs".
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