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shoulder

verb (BODY PART)    /ˈʃəʊl.dər/ US  /ˈʃoʊl.dɚ/
[T] to put something on your shoulders to carry it: Shouldering her pack, she strode off up the road.Transferring and transporting objects [T + adv/prep] to push something with one of your shoulders: She was carrying two suitcases and had to shoulder the door open. He shouldered his way (= formed a way through by pushing with his shoulders) to the front of the crowd to get a better look.Pushing and shoving
(Definition of shoulder verb (BODY PART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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