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Translation of "shrug" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

shrug

verb [I or T]     /ʃrʌɡ/ (-gg-)
to raise your shoulders and then lower them in order to say you do not know or are not interested (表示不知道或不感兴趣)耸(肩) "Where's Dad?" "How should I know?" replied my brother, shrugging. “爸爸在哪儿?”“我怎么知道?”哥哥耸了耸肩,答道。 He shrugged his shoulders as if to say that there was nothing he could do about it. 他耸了耸肩,好像在说他对此无能为力。 figurative Thousands of people are starving to death while the world shrugs its shoulders (= shows no interest or care). 成千上万的人濒于饿死,世人却无动于衷。 Gestures with the head or shoulders
(Definition of shrug verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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