- vt. & vi. 耸肩(以表示冷淡，怀疑等) lift (the shoulders) slightly (to show indifference,doubt,etc.)
a gesture involving the shoulders
raise one's shoulders to indicate indifference or resignation
- She gave a shrug of her shoulders.
- She gave a shrug and walked away.
- I would answer with a shrug of my shoulders.
- They would shrug their shoulders, and treat you like a child.
- I asked where Sam was, but she just shrugged.
- I really admire the way she is able to shrug off unfair criticism.
- Americans will no longer be able to shrug off European concepts.
- People only shrugged at his protests.
- She shrugged her shoulders and made no reply.
- shrug off (v.+adv.)
对…满不在乎；对…不屑一顾treat sth as if it is not important
shrug sth ⇔ off
She shrugged off my suggestion.
Ask anybody a question and they shrug.出自： J. T. Story
Are you telling us just to shrug and give up?出自： R. Silverberg