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shrug

verb
 
/ʃrʌɡ/ ( present participle shrugging, past tense and past participle shrugged)
to move your shoulders up and down to show that you do not care about something or that you do not know something
alzare (le spalle)
He just shrugged his shoulders.
shrug
 
/ʃrʌɡ/ noun
the action of moving your shoulders up and down to show that you do not care about something or that you do not know something
alzata di spalle
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