shoulder

I
n.

1) to shrug one's shoulders

2) to square one's shoulders

3) broad, square shoulders

4) (misc.) shoulder to shoulder (to work shoulder to shoulder) ('to work closely together'); to give smb. a cold shoulder ('to be unfriendly to smb.'); to put one's shoulder to the wheel ('to work very hard'); to rub shoulders with ('to associate with'); straight from the shoulder ('in a direct manner')

II

v. (d; tr.) to shoulder through (he shouldered his way through the crowd)

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['ʃəʊldə]
square shoulders
straight from the shoulder ('in a direct manner')
to rub shoulders with ('to associate with')
to give smb. a cold shoulder ('to be unfriendly to smb. ')
to put one's shoulder to the wheel ('to work very hard')
broad
to shrug one's shoulders
to square one's shoulders
(misc.) shoulder to shoulder ('to work closely together'; to work shoulder to shoulder)
(d; tr.) to shoulder through (he shouldered his way through the crowd)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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