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shuffle sth off

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phrasal verb with shuffle uk   us   /ˈʃʌf.l̩/ verb
to get ​rid of something ​unwanted, usually by giving it to someone ​else: Not until this ​turbulentregion can ​shuffle off the ​burdens of the past will it be ​able to ​settlepeacefully into the ​community of ​nations. The ​localauthority may then ​try to ​shuffle these ​responsibilities off onto another ​authority.
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