shrug verb translate to Traditional Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Translation of "shrug" - English-Traditional 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 (表示不知道或不感興趣)聳(肩) "Where's Dad?" "How should I know?" replied my brother, shrugging. 「爸爸在哪裡?」「我怎麽知道?」哥哥聳了聳肩,答道。 He shrugged his shoulders as if to say that there was nothing he could do about it. 他聳了聳肩,好像在說他對此無能爲力。 figurative Thousands of people are starving to death while the world shrugs its shoulders (= shows no interest or care). 成千上萬的人瀕於餓死,世人卻無動於衷。 Gestures with the head or shoulders
(Definition of shrug verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

hipster

someone who is very influenced by the most recent ideas and fashions

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More