Hindi translation of 'shrug'
Word forms: shrugs, shrugging, shrugged
intransitive verb, countable noun
If you shrug, you raise your shoulders to show that you are not interested in something or that you do not know or care about something. This movement is called a shrug.नकारात्मक भाव से कंधे उचकाना,/स्कंध-कंपन mn
Anne shrugged, as if she didn't know. 'I suppose so,' said Mark with a shrug.
If you shrug something off, you treat it as not important or serious.हटानाबेकार मानकर अलग हटा देना
He shrugged off the criticism.
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Example Sentences Including 'shrug'
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The Bank just about shrugged off suggestions that it turned a blind eye to Libor manipulation.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
When I asked him about it he simply shrugged his shoulders in a gesture of resignation.Broken Lives (1993)
The little man shrugged and the men walked out of the house.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
This, he shrugs, is just the way it is.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
West shrugged like a man who didn't really know what was expected of him.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Your manager should not have simply shrugged off your complaint.The Sun (2014)
He simply shrugs and shakes his head.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Who just shrugs and gets on with it.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Yet most people just shrug and observe that it's always been that way.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You don't just shrug off 30 years.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He alleges the man just shrugged and walked away.The Sun (2011)
He has turned and just shrugs his arms up, as if to say who knows?Times, Sunday Times (2008)
I've tried to talk to him about things but he just shrugs his shoulders.The Sun (2013)
It has emerged that when the president asked how she was, she did not answer but simply shrugged.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
My mum just shrugged her shoulders.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
No matter how fast you try to go round a corner, it simply shrugs its shoulders and drums its fingers and obliges.The Sun (2014)
Not yet, says his shrug.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Piers gets booed, at which he simply shrugs.The Sun (2008)
The man shrugged when asked about the family who only a week ago ran a thriving business.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
They simply shrug and tell us that what could be moved has already been moved to Damascus.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Those who quiz the chief executive on the anaemic performance find a man willing to shrug his shoulders and admit that results have not been good enough.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Was Dior woman shrugging her clothes off or putting them on?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You can't simply shrug and just get on with your life.The Sun (2014)
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'shrug' in Other Languages
British English: shrug /ʃrʌɡ/ VERB
If you shrug, you raise your shoulders to show that you are not interested in something or that you do not know or care about something.
I shrugged, as if to say, 'Why not?'
- American English: shrug
- Arabic: يَهُزُّ كِتْفَيْه
- Brazilian Portuguese: encolher os ombros
- Chinese: 耸肩
- Croatian: slijegati ramenima
- Czech: pokrčit rameny
- Danish: trække på skuldrene
- Dutch: schouderophalen
- European Spanish: encogerse de hombros
- Finnish: kohauttaa olkapäitään
- French: hausser les épaules
- German: mit den Achseln zucken
- Greek: αψηφώ
- Italian: scrollare le spalle
- Japanese: 肩をすくめる
- Korean: 어깨를 으쓱하다
- Norwegian: trekke på skuldrene
- Polish: wzruszyć ramionami
- European Portuguese: encolher os ombros
- Romanian: a ridica din umeri
- Russian: пожимать плечами
- Spanish: encogerse de hombros
- Swedish: rycka
- Thai: ยักไหล่เพื่อแสดงความไม่สนใจหรือไม่ทราบ
- Turkish: omuz silkmek
- Ukrainian: знизувати плечима
- Vietnamese: nhún vai
Translation of shrug from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary