shrug translation | English-French dictionary

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shrug

  
      n        shrug of the shoulders    haussement    m   d'épaules  
→ The man nodded with a faint shrug of his shoulders.        
      vt  
to shrug one's shoulders      hausser les épaules  
      vi   hausser les épaules  


shrug off  
      vt sep  
     [+problems, criticism]   faire fi de  
→ I admire the way she can just shrug off all her problems.        
     [+cold, illness]   se débarrasser de
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
1. haussement d'épaules 2. petit haut ; petite laine
v.
hausser (vt.) ; hausser les épaules (vi.)
vt.
ignorer
v.
hausser les épaules
n.
haussement d'épaules
exp.
hausser les épaules
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'shrug' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
shrug
n.
shrug
n.
shrug
nf.
sweater ; shrug ; shawl ; jumper
"shrug": examples and translations in context
Did the undertaker just... shrug and ignore his ears? Le croque-mort a haussé les épaules et ignoré ses oreilles ?
Next time you should probably say "shrug". La prochaine fois hausse les épaules à voix haute.
Don't shrug. There's nothing to shrug about. Inutile de hausser les épaules.
Still, I have borne it with a patient shrug, for sufferance is the badge of all our tribe. Je l'ai supporté patiemment en haussant les épaules. Car la souffrance est l'insigne de toute notre tribu.
We say "yes," we shake our heads "no." We tell very convincing stories, we slightly shrug our shoulders. Nous disons "oui", nous faisons "non" de la tête. Nous racontons des histoires très convaincantes, nous haussons légèrement les épaules.
Meaning he can move his diaphragm and shrug his shoulders. Il peut donc bouger son diaphragme et hausser les épaules.
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