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Significado de “shrug” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "shrug" - Diccionario Inglés

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shrugverb [I or T]

us   uk   /ʃrʌɡ/ -gg-
C2 to raise your shoulders 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 its shoulders (= shows no interest or care).

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shrugnoun [C]

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

the action of raising and lowering your shoulders to express something: "I'm afraid there's nothing I can do about your problem," she said with a shrug. "Well, I guess we'll just have to do what he says," said Kim with a shrug of resignation.
  • 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 raise your shoulders 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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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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