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The reaction however seemed to be a casual shrug of the shoulders.

And with a shrug of his shoulders, he replies, Oh, that's just my brother."

Mentions of his credentials and his record in Florida draw a collective shrug.

If this were any other institution, we might be able to shrug off these instances.

I always got the same answer, delivered with a shrug and a smile: "We just do it."

President Vladimir Putin has tried to shrug off the the impact of Western sanctions.

He's talented, but "talent" is the word the rest of us use to shrug off our laziness.

He believes Canadian companies will shrug off an interest rate hike and keep investing.

Walker's response was a shrug and a shake of his head - and a nod to Wisconsin's record turnout rates.

She responded to the question with a shrug of the shoulders.

The Prime Minister is trying to shrug off suggestions from his Cabinet that he step down, and let someone younger take over.

She gave a shrug of the shoulders.

He gave a little shrug to show he didn't care and then walked away.

She thought for a moment, and then turned away with a shrug.

Discussion question: What does a shoulder shrug mean in your culture? How is body language different in your culture? shuffle

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