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shift

verb /ʃift/
to change (the) position or direction (of)
mover, desplazar
We spent the whole evening shifting furniture around The wind shifted to the west overnight.
to transfer
traspasar, transferir
She shifted the blame onto me.
to get rid of
quitar
This detergent shifts stains.
shiftless adjective inefficient, lazy, or without a set purpose
perezoso
He’s rather shiftless – he’s had four jobs in six months.
shiftlessness noun
pereza
shifty adjective ( comparative shiftier, superlative shiftiest) looking cunning and dishonest
furtivo, sospechoso
I don’t trust him – he has a very shifty look.
shiftily adverb
sospechosamente
shiftiness noun
sospecha
(Definition of shift from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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