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British English: /ʃrʌɡ/
American English: /ʃrəɡ/

Translation of shrug in French:


  • also: shrug of the shoulders
    haussement (m) d'épaules
    to give a shrug
    hausser les épaules

transitive verb

  • also: p prés etc -gg- shrug one's shoulders
    hausser les épaules

Phrasal verbs

shrug off

shrug off [something], shrug [something] off
(problem, rumour)

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