( also quake in your shoes ) to be very frightened or nervous
بسیار ترسیدن یا عصبی بودنCharlie stood outside the head teacher's office, quaking in his boots. At that time, teachers quaked in their boots at the thought of the school inspector.
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If I were him, I'd be quaking in my boots right now.
I was quaking in my shoes at the thought of having to give a speech.
shake in your boots