I said, "Slow down, I know you wanna shake me down
She uses “Shake down” as a euphemism for sex. In a shake down the police thoroughly search your body (sometimes a strip search), and man-handle your private parts.
In Lyte’s story, Sam was hoping it would turn sexy like this:
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