shrug off

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Related to shrug off: come off, up to par, in line with
See: ignore
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said the attacked behind, which 'shrug off' After Mr Bradley and Ms Kinsey were arrested and taken to the police station.
Nevertheless, this will be a tough game for Widnes, who need to shrug off their 'Mr Inconsistency' tag if they are to mount any sort of charge up the table and a credible promotion challenge in the second half of the campaign.
Admitting he is still weighing up whether to employ Vermaelen at left back to cover other absentees, Wenger backed Ozil to shrug off recent struggles with the Premier League's relentless intensity.
Carlos Tevez inspired Manchester City to shrug off their sluggish start to the season as Roberto Mancini's men were helped on their way by a pair of glaring defensive errors.
The department store chain hopes to use the cash to shrug off its debt woes and help it to take advantage of opportunities in the recession.
This consistent gelding - he's won three and been placed five times in 12 completed starts over fences - can shrug off his 7lb ratings rise.
Bath ensured English sides swept the board in the competition against Overmach Parma but coach Steve Meehan will have been concerned at the way his team struggled to shrug off the Italians.
Another positive broker note lifted British Airways up the board, ahead 4.75p at 438.5p, after Panmure Gordon said the carrier was well set to shrug off higher fuels and competition, while drinks can manufacturer Rexam rose 8p to 520.5p on a Citigroup upgrade.
It does occasionally happen, though, that Richter's abstractions are shown in wholesale quantities, at which point they shrug off the usual vocabulary used to discuss gestural Expressionism.
ALTHOUGH THEY SEEMED TO shrug off Hurricane Katrina at first, corporate leaders now appear to believe the disaster revealed problems in the economy, particularly its energy sector.
When it descends over a drama--as it tends increasingly to do in our movies--it becomes inescapable and pervasive, and so no easier to shrug off than a winter that seems to sprawl from the end of one Canadian summer to the beginning of another.
Many have been known to shrug off the notion and continue on uninformed.