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shoulder

noun /ˈʃəuldə/
the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
hombro
He was carrying the child on his shoulders.
anything that resembles a shoulder
ladera
the shoulder of the hill.
the part of a garment that covers the shoulder
hombro, hombrera
the shoulder of a coat.
the upper part of the foreleg of an animal
paletilla
a shoulder of lamb.
shoulder-blade noun (anatomy) the broad flat bone of the back of the shoulder.
omóplato
put one’s shoulder to the wheel to begin to work very hard.
arrimar el hombro
shoulder to shoulder close together; side by side
hombro con hombro
We’ll fight shoulder to shoulder.
(Definition of shoulder from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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