Translation of shoulder in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (Anatomy) the dress can be worn off the shoulder(s)to have broad shouldersel vestido puede llevarse con los hombros al descubiertoto shrug one's shoulders the responsibility for it was placed entirely on his shouldersser ancho de hombros or de espaldasthat will take o lift a burden off our shouldersle cargaron toda la culpato look over one's shouldereso nos va a quitar un peso de encimaI keep feeling there's someone looking over my shouldermirar por encima del hombroto stand shoulder to shouldertengo la sensación de que me están vigilandowe must stand shoulder to shoulder on this issueestar hombro con hombroto cry o weep on somebody's shouldertenemos que estar codo con codo en este asuntoa shoulder to cry ondesahogarse con alguienstraight from the shoulderun paño de lágrimasgive it to them straight from the shouldersin rodeosto give somebody the cold shoulderdíselo sin rodeosto put o set one's shoulder to the wheel to rub shoulders with somebodyhacerle el vacío a alguiencodearse con alguienExample sentences1.2 (Clothing) a jacket with padded shoulders
una chaqueta con hombrerasExample sentences1.3 (Cookery)
- Occasionally it starts in one region such as the neck and shoulders and spreads over a period of time.
- Sitting at a desk all day puts pressure on your lower back, neck and shoulders.
- The neck, shoulder and wrist should be examined carefully in the patient with elbow pain.
- All that's needed is a canvas khaki green belt, or even a jacket with patch pockets and very defined shoulders.
- Making alterations to other areas, such as the shoulders, back or lapels will change the intended design of the suit.
- Conventionally sew the garment shoulder and side seams and press the seam allowances open.
- Some areas cook the entire hog, others just the pork shoulder, some make pulled pork.
- From the hams and shoulders he will peel off the outside meat as dog food, but will keep some of the inside meat for his family.
- The blacksmith, having just purchased a shoulder of mutton, is triumphantly waving it in the air.
- 2 (of road)(American English)Example sentences
- My partner and I had parked on the shoulder of the highway and began to chat.
- Because of the darkness of the night, Dawn nearly missed the black Jaguar parked on the shoulder of the road.
- She made her way all the way across the freeway to the left shoulder.
- 1.1 (place on shoulder)(knapsack)ponerse or echarse al hombro(blame/responsibility)shoulder arms!cargar con1.2 (push)¡al hombro, ar!I was shouldered asideempujar con el hombroto shoulder one's wayme hicieron a un lado a empujonesabrirse paso a empujonesExample sentences
- He reached down to pick up his son, but Hoss shouldered him aside.
- I walked past him calmly, but when I was at his side, I used all the force I could and shouldered him forcefully.
- Nevertheless, on his way to escort them out of the club, one of the security personnel shouldered me aside and trod heavily on my foot.
- As it has turned out, the more appropriate implement to have been shouldered that day would have been shovels.
- She shoulders a surprisingly long spear, perhaps to ward off the ardent king, although by that time she had been scarred by smallpox and he had mostly given up his advances.
- Even the battalion chaplain, Steve Hommel, ended up shouldering an M16 rifle.
- Others before him have shouldered the burden of responsibility at a young age.
- Equally, it is important to understand the way in which the military shoulder their duties and responsibilities during a war.
- We have to be prepared to shoulder the responsibility and accept the consequences of knowing the truth.
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