Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
shake on it
shake on it
1) shake hands in agreement
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let's shake on it
This phrase is usually one that is spoken. When you say 'let's shake on it' you are sealing a deal or shaling hands in order to formally agree on something. "Are we both happy with all of the terms here? I think we have a deal, let's shake on it." This is a friendly way of finalising an agreement or ending a negotiation.
Professional Examples (Basic)
Buyer: "Would you accept 100 Euro for the goods?" Seller: "Okay, let's shake on it."
After hours of negotiations,they shook hands on a dealworth millions of pounds. All that was left to do to make it official was to finalise the contract and have both parties sign it.
Social Examples (Basic)
If we both agree, let's shake on it.
Yari said he would pay me ten euro if his team lost,we shook on itand everything!
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