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verb as in be responsible for

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verb as in push, jostle

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Anatoliy slapped me on the shoulder and told me he knew it all along—all I had needed to do was change my attitude.

Leashes that attach at the back of a dog’s shoulders only reinforce pulling, Perry says.

My shoulders, which have irked me for months, have ceased to do so.

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They didn’t stand shoulder to shoulder but had separate sandboxes set up.

Todays’ POS systems offer in-built SEO tools in your point of sale system taking much of the burden off your shoulders.

So I just patted him kind-like on the shoulder and sat down.

But Liberty is always dipping his shoulder, whirling around.

“I only touched his shoulder,” the pastor told sheriffs, according to the police report.

Her mother, pregnant at the time of the killing, was hit in the shoulder by a bullet from the same gun that killed her son.

According to Ibrahim, the police officers grabbed him by the shoulder and struck him in the face.

She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.

I only saw the glitter of a bayonet which a Mexican thrust into his shoulder, at the very moment he was helping me up.

For a moment Joe stood behind her, silently, looking over her shoulder at the signature of Isom Chase.

Uncle David nodded, and waved his hand, as on entering the door he gave them a farewell smile over his shoulder.

Rising at once he bundled up his traps, threw the line of his small hand-sledge over his shoulder, and stepped out for home.


On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shoulder, such as: accept, assume, bear, carry, take on, and take upon oneself.

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