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Definición de “shrug sth off” en inglés

shrug sth off

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with shrug   /ʃrʌɡ/ (-gg-) us  

(NOT WORRY)

to treat something as if it is not important or not a problem: The stock market shrugged off the economic gloom and rose by 1.5 percent. You're a father and you can't simply shrug off your responsibility for your children.

(NOT KEEP)

to get rid of something unpleasant that you do not want: I hope I can shrug off this cold before I go on holiday. The city is trying to shrug off its industrial image and promote itself as a tourist centre.
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