shoulder

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Synonyms for shoulder

bear

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give someone the cold shoulder

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rub shoulders with someone

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  • mix with
  • associate with
  • consort with
  • hobnob with
  • socialize with
  • fraternize with

shoulder to shoulder: side by side

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shoulder to shoulder: together

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straight from the shoulder

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Synonyms for shoulder

to take upon oneself

Synonyms for shoulder

the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm

a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg

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the part of a garment that covers or fits over the shoulder

a narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road

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lift onto one's shoulders

push with the shoulders

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carry a burden, either real or metaphoric

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References in classic literature ?
Well, then, however the old sea-captains may order me about--however they may thump and punch me about, I have the satisfaction of knowing that it is all right; that everybody else is one way or other served in much the same way -- either in a physical or metaphysical point of view, that is; and so the universal thump is passed round, and all hands should rub each other's shoulder-blades, and be content.
The knit silk undershirt they brought me was on a new plan, and was really a sensible thing; it opened behind, and had pockets in it to put your shoulder-blades in; but they did not seem to fit mine, and so I found it a sort of uncomfortable garment.
Grewgious came and stood himself with his back to the other corner of the fire, and his shoulder-blades against the chimneypiece, and collected his skirts for easy conversation.
Thus said all the King's archers, and the hand of good-fellowship was given amid much shouting and clapping on the shoulder-blades.
Almost as he had the thought the ringing of the rapiers quickened to a rattle, the prince's arms flew up, and the point shot out behind between his shoulder-blades.