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shrug

verb /ʃraɡ/ ( past tense, past participle shrugged)
to show doubt, lack of interest etc by raising (the shoulders)
encogerse de hombros
When I asked him if he knew what had happened, he just shrugged (his shoulders).
shrug off phrasal verb to dismiss, get rid of or treat as unimportant
no hacer caso, ignorar
She shrugged off all criticism.
(Definition of shrug from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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