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Significado de “shrug” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "shrug" - Diccionario Inglés

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shrugverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ʃrʌɡ/ (-gg-)
C2 to ​raiseyourshoulders and then ​lower them in ​order to say you do not ​know or are not ​interested: "Where's Dad?" "How should I ​know?" ​replied my ​brother, shrugging. He shrugged his shoulders as if to say that there was nothing he could do about it.figurative Thousands of ​people are ​starving to ​death while the ​world shrugs ​itsshoulders (= ​shows no ​interest or ​care).

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shrugnoun [C]

uk   us   /ʃrʌɡ/
  • shrug noun [C] (SHOULDER MOVEMENT)

the ​action of ​raising and ​loweringyourshoulders to ​express something: "I'm ​afraid there's nothing I can do about ​yourproblem," she said with a shrug. "Well, I ​guess we'll just have to do what he says," said Kim with a shrug ofresignation.
  • shrug noun [C] (CLOTHES)

a ​short cardigan for women
(Definition of shrug from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "shrug" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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shrugverb [I/T]

 us   /ʃrʌɡ/ (-gg-)
to ​raiseyourshoulders to ​express that you do not ​know, do not ​care, or are not ​sure about something: [I] My ​brother just shrugged in ​reply, too ​lazy to ​answer in words.
shrug
noun [C]  us   /ʃrʌɡ/
Bill’s only ​explanation was a ​careless shrug of his ​shoulders.
(Definition of shrug from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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