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shrug

verb [I, T]
 
 
/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
пожимать плечами
I told him we weren't happy with it but he just shrugged his shoulders.Gestures with the head or shoulders
shrug noun [C]
пожимание плечами
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