In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(movement)with a shrug (of her shoulders) — encogiéndose de hombros
- to give a shrug (of indifference) — encogerse de hombros (con indiferencia)
- Victor smiles and shrugs, digs his hands into his leather pockets and trudges on across the damp sand.
- He lifted a shoulder in a one-sided shrug and then lit a cigarette.
- All this we could handle with a mere shrug of the shoulders and a wry grin if only the sun were out and the sky was blue.
- If that doesn't work, he will simply dismiss criticism with an arrogant shrug.
- Bryce hitched one shoulder in a shrug and reached for a fork.
- For the third time, I rolled my eyes adding a shrug of my shoulders.
- You can cultivate a laconic shrug of the shoulders for use when the conversation turns to your putting, or putting in general.
- In recent years, security while backpacking has sadly become too great an issue to dismiss with a shrug.
- There is no outrage, just a shrug of the shoulders.
- While the shrug is a gesture of renunciation, it is also a performance that maintains dignity.
- He shunted away her protests with a shrug of his shoulders.
- Shoulder shrugs are yet another effective way to decrease stress, since most of us feel stress in our shoulders.
- Greer grunted again, accompanying the sound with a short shrug and a jerk of the head.
- ‘You're not going to stop me,’ Tamora replied with a shrug of her shoulders.
- His facial expressions, his shrugs, were professional-quality ridicule.
- Blake moved his left shoulder in a half-hearted shrug and sat down next to her on the rock, carefully cradling his right arm.
- She gushed while Sol just looked at me with a bemused expression and raised one shoulder in a short shrug.
- Any restaurant that gets a shrug of the shoulders and a hand waving in the manner of an umpire should consider it a moral victory.
- I commented with a gentle shrug of the shoulders.
- What was anticipated as a big fat Greek embrace turned instead into a casual shrug of the shoulders.
- Lacy airy knits will be made into mid 1960's empire cape styles as summer shrugs that do the job Pashminas once did.
- Also key is quirky detail: a velvet ribbon tied at the waist of a jacket; a fur shrug worn over a sloppy knit; a brooch or a corsage fastening a cardigan.
- Julian Macdonald was master of a sophisticated show that had mink bomber jackets, leather seamed skirts and snakeskin pants worn with fox fur shrugs.
- Worn with a feather shrug you will ooze elegance and style.
- Try a furry shrug or caplet or anything with some feathers.
- Real or faux fur, shrugs, stoles or capelets are also great alternatives.
- A combination of the two, the shoulder shrug gives you the convenience of bolero sleeves and the elegance of a draped scarf.
- Also a light brown camisole tank top, and a short white sweater shrug that had a chocolate brown colored tie in the front.
- We suggest matching a simple camisole with a shrug.
intransitive verbshrugging, shrugged
1encogerse de hombros
transitive verbshrugging, shrugged
1to shrug one's shoulders — encogerse de hombros
- Heath's eyes softened and he dropped his hands to his lap, shrugging his shoulders.
- Most of us have been guilty of shrugging our shoulders in the past over natural disasters in South Asia.
- She just shrugs, and the jacket begins to slide off her shoulders.
- In the past this kind of stunt would have been shrugged off as a tasteless example of daytime television.
- Try shrugging your shoulders up and down and rotating them in a circular motion.
- The financial controller of a foreign retailer shrugs his shoulders.
- I turn a touch, stopped in my tracks, to see the bar-manager shrug his shoulder in subdued agreement.
- Instead of shrugging his shoulders, he became agitated and a sarcastic torrent of words flew out.
- He pointed at me across the table, shrugging his head in the direction of the house.
- He answered, shrugging his shoulders and stuffing his hands into his jeans pockets.
- Carl looked at the man in the corner for a second before shrugging his shoulders and getting up and walking away in the opposite direction.
- After a few more uptempo hits Joe turned questioningly to one of his musicians, shrugging slightly.
- He gave her one look before shrugging his shoulders and heading out the door.
- Annette did a short shrug that I'd seen her do a million times during the interview.
- It is such a pity that their time and our taxes are being wasted on something which has the majority of our citizens shrugging their shoulder.
- Ling shakes her head in degust at Ashley, who just shrugs.
- At the end they didn't actually leave the stage but just stumbled around shrugging their shoulders looking lost.
- She gave Pete a pointed looked before shaking her head and shrugging her shoulders.
- Guzman pauses, then shrugs her shoulders and sighs.
- Cyclist Lance Armstrong, en route to a fourth Tour de France victory, shrugs off accusations that he takes drugs
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