Definition of 'shoulder'
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Lay the stuffed lamb shoulder on top and surround with the carrots and shallots. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Press your shoulders and upper back into the floor and pull your stomach in tight. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So do not cradle the phone between the head and shoulder for extended lengths of time. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She also suffered serious neck and shoulder injuries which cops fear could scar her for life. The Sun (2012)They also have the great advantage of making the shoulders seem broader. Into Africa - a social history of the East African Safari (1989)He got out and a lorry driver stopped on the hard shoulder to help him. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Relax your face then relax from the shoulders all the way down to your feet. The Sun (2016)We think those with the broadest shoulders bear the biggest share of the burden. The Sun (2014)The translator puts her arm round his shoulder and strokes his hair. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We shoulder the blame when it is not ours to bear. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The arms have stretched away from the body too much at the shoulder joint. Winning Golf for Women (1993)The shoulders are a part of the body that can give telltale signs during a race. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We shoulder that responsibility and there are no excuses now. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They have to shoulder the burden of history too. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Whole families went about with crooked legs or twisted shoulders. The Search for Justice - a history of Britain and the British people Volume III (1990)Their chat can last for hours or just minutes if the target gives him the cold shoulder. The Sun (2008)These nerves normally run from the shoulder down the arm to the finger tips. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Now he just keeps the bat on his shoulder and hopes for a walk. Christianity Today (2000)In those days you could get a shoulder of lamb for one and six. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)It hit him round about the shoulder or upper arm. Times, Sunday Times (2007)My consciousness moves into the stiffness of my neck and shoulders. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You can't go shouldering them aside or doing sliding tackles. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'shoulder'
British English: shoulder /ˈʃəʊldə/ NOUN
Your shoulders are the parts of your body between your neck and the tops of your arms.
He glanced over his shoulder.
- American English: shoulder
- Arabic: كَتِف
- Brazilian Portuguese: ombro
- Chinese: 肩膀
- Croatian: rame
- Czech: rameno
- Danish: skulder
- Dutch: schouder
- European Spanish: hombro
- Finnish: olkapää
- French: épaule
- German: Schulter
- Greek: ώμος
- Italian: spalla
- Japanese: 肩
- Korean: 어깨
- Norwegian: skulder
- Polish: ramię
- European Portuguese: ombro
- Romanian: umăr
- Russian: плечо
- Spanish: hombro
- Swedish: axel skuldra
- Thai: ไหล่
- Turkish: omuz
- Ukrainian: плече
- Vietnamese: vai
British English: shoulder VERB
If you shoulder the responsibility or the blame for something, you accept it.
He has had to shoulder the responsibility of his father's mistakes.
Definition of shoulder from the Collins English Dictionary
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