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    Raise shoulders

    What do you call when someone raises their shoulders in indifference? Shrug?

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    #2

    Re: Lifts shoulders

    Quote Originally Posted by Robbadob View Post
    What do you call it when someone lifts their shoulders in indifference?
    Shrugs?
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    Re: Raise shoulders

    It's a shrug.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Raise shoulders

    The verb is to shrug.

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    Re: Raise shoulders

    And the noun is "a shrug".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Raise shoulders

    Is my sentence correct?
    Recent news of presumable money laundering at Caesars Palace, provoked little more than a dismissive shrug of shoulders.

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    #7

    Re: Raise shoulders

    Quote Originally Posted by Robbadob View Post
    Is my sentence correct?
    Recent news of presumable money laundering at Caesars Palace [no comma] provoked little more than a dismissive shrug of shoulders.
    It is now.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Raise shoulders

    What do you mean by presumable?

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    #9

    Re: Raise shoulders

    Quote Originally Posted by Robbadob View Post
    What do you call when someone raises their shoulders in indifference? Shrug?
    The action is shrugging.

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    #10

    Re: Raise shoulders

    Do these work?
    1. Recent news of alleged money laundering at Caesars Palac
    e provoked little more than a dismissive shrug.
    2. Recent news of what is presumably money laundering at Caesars Palace provoked little more than a dismissive shrug.

    Not a teacher

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