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The Labor Department, faced with Arise’s refusal, responded with what amounted to a shoulder shrug.
He looked up and waved and gave a shrug of his shoulders, like “I don’t know.”
“It’s better for all of them not to talk to me,” the activist said with a shrug, but a tear could be seen welling up on the screen.
Indeed, the stock market greeted the complaint with a collective shrug.
Then he spat upon the ground, and with an exaggerated shrug of his shoulders re-entered the house.
He claps on his bowler-hat, gives another amazed look round, says with a shrug, "Unusual!"
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
"We shall see," replied Sir Hugh, with a shrug of his shoulders, as the other strode out of his room.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Go to your Mr. Bidlake, see him shrug his shoulders and laugh, and then watch while your cousin—your cousin!
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
"I haven't changed my ideas one bit," she said, with a shrug, as Gwynne rose and came towards her.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
They may be seen to shrug a brown shoulder, to roll up a speaking eye, and at last secret burst from them: “Where is the bottle?”

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