shake on it

Meaning(s)

1. shake hands in agreement

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Professional

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let's shake on it

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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.

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  1. Buyer: "Would you accept 100 Euro for the goods?" Seller: "Okay, let's shake on it."
  2. After hours of negotiations, they shook hands on a deal worth millions of pounds. All that was left to do to make it official was to finalise the contract and have both parties sign it.

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  1. If we both agree, let's shake on it.
  2. Yari said he would pay me ten euro if his team lost, we shook on it and everything!

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