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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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Investors shrugged off global concerns and talks with EU RICHARD STONE CHIEF OF THE SHARE CENTRE
Fairground and circus fun for all YOUNG and old shrugged off the unseasonal wet weather to enjoy fun and games at the annual Berry Brow Carnival.
WORLD champion Jenson Button shrugged off the controversy surrounding the new McLaren as Formula One today hit the track running in typically contentious style.
Democrats pushing for healthcare reform shrugged off their losses in two governors races and said on Wednesday the results made it more imperative to deliver on campaign promises to overhaul a failing system.
The striker shrugged off his Portsmouth hell to win the game after Black Cats hitman Darren Bent had cancelled out Graham Alexander's spot-kick.
It is thought both Vidic, who has still not fully shrugged off an ankle injury and Antonio Valencia will link up with their team-mates for two matches in Germany and the end of their trip.
However, the wider market shrugged off the negative sentiment in the sector as the FTSE 100 Index broke through the 6,700 barrier to close the session up 22.
NEW YORK -- Wall Street rebounded moderately Friday from two losing sessions as oil prices dropped further and investors mostly shrugged off another warning from a home builder about declining demand.
Billy Davies' men shrugged off Darius Henderson's opener and hit back with two fine goals in 15 minutes from David Nugent and Dickson Etuhu.
That's why death is reduced to a form of spectacle in most of our current mall movies, shorn of consequence and shrugged off with a winning wisecrack, instead of stopping anything--let alone anything so abstract and irrelevant to a contemporary action movie as a life--it adds momentum.
Unfortunately, the city has shrugged off calls for the relocation of the clubs.
White-collar workers who shrugged off the suffering of their blue-collar brothers and sisters over the last two decades now have a much different perspective on all that union grousing.
Earlier, the lawyers had contacted the Siedler firm, which shrugged off the complaints.
BRITNEY SPEARS shrugged off a nightmare week to turn up at America's Teen Choice awards in Los Angeles.
During the early days of his campaign for expanded power, the attorney general regularly shrugged off a seemingly important question posed by members of the judiciary Committee: Would such powers have enabled the Justice Department to stop the September II attacks?