1. the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
2. a cut of beef from the shoulder of the animal
3. a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
4. narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road
1. lift onto one's shoulders
2. push with the shoulders;
3. carry a burden, either real or metaphoric;
I recognized him by the set of his head [ shoulder ].
The wife looked over her shoulder at her husband when she was hesitant.
I had a bad fall, which put my shoulder out of joint.
He'll shoulder the task.
Some people can put back a twisted joint, like the shoulder, by careful manipulation.
The heavy load of managing production was then placed on his shoulder.
It is embarrassing to have someone looking over your shoulder while you're at work, as though you could not be trusted.
I patted him on the shoulder.
The bullet hit him squarely between the shoulder blades.
I feel a dull ache in the shoulder.
The shoulder pole creaked under the weight of the luggage.
He dislocated his shoulder in the accident.
The arrow pierced his shoulder.
the shoulder straps of her dress
He put a pudgy arm around Harry's shoulder.
Her ear, shoulder and hip are in a straight line.
The car pulled up too fast and skidded on the dusty shoulder of the road.
He has had to shoulder the responsibility of his father'smistakes.
Luke answered by tightening his grip on her shoulder.
He thumped my shoulder affectionately, nearly knocking me over.
A nurse patted me on the shoulder and said, "You have a good cry, dear."
The bags have adjustable shoulder straps.
He had a small green rucksack slung over one shoulder.
He gave her an encouraging pat on the shoulder.
You should have seen Boris's face when Hugh tapped him on the shoulder. Talk about surprise!
He felt a thump on his shoulder.
He had this chip on his shoulder about my mum and dad thinking that they're better than him.
be looking over one's shoulders
be anxious or insecure about a possible danger
takeovers are the thing that keeps suppliers looking over their shoulders.
put one's shoulder to the wheel
set to work vigorously
hold a rifle against the right side of the body, barrel upwards
a shoulder to cry on
someone who listens sympathetically to someone's problems
put (one's) shoulder to the wheel
To apply oneself vigorously; make a concentrated effort.
shoulder to shoulder
In close proximity; side by side.
In close cooperation.
straight from the shoulder
Delivered directly from the shoulder. Used of a punch.
There is relatively little information about shoulder, maybe you can watch a bilingual story to relax your mood, I wish you a happy day!
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