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a gesture involving the shoulders

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raise one's shoulders to indicate indifference or resignation

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Tesco chief executive Sir Terry Leahy has plenty of reason to smile as the firm shrugs off poor summer weather to maintain strong sales momentum
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Even as he projects his affable image and shrugs off details with comments like ``all that stuff,'' Schwarzenegger has shown he is the person in charge and will not be embarrassed.
Olson shrugs off his basketball skills, saying he plays simply to pass the time between one football season and another.
Ludo's mom, Hanna (a fine and flinty Michele Laroque), shrugs off her son's stunt, saying, "Until 7 we search for our identity--I read it in Marie Claire.
Smith shrugs off any mention of heroism, saying he didn't believe his actions were a big deal.
Hamm shrugs off any comparisons to the men's players or thoughts that she carries the torch for women's soccer.