Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Shoulder"

The meaning of "Shoulder" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I got the cold shoulder from others mean?
A: It means that those people ignored you or acted "cold" towards you.
Q: What does he padded my shoulder mean?
A: he touched your shoulder
Q: What does shoulder closed mean?
A: Ah! Ok. The "hard shoulder" is the area on the outside edge of major roads, where you are meant to go if your car has a problem that makes it unsafe. It might be closed if people are working on it, or if there has been an accident.
Q: What does shoulders mean?
Q: What does shrugging our shoulders mean?
A: the action of shrugging your shoulders is: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

It's the body language for being very complacent, "oh well"

Example sentences using "Shoulder"

Q: Please show me example sentences with To take this off my shoulders
(This’s from Home lyrics (Machine Gun Kelly) )
The singer pronounce “take this” so fast that I could barely hear “this”. How did he connect these two words? .
A: "Home, a place where I can go to take this off my shoulders."

"This" is some kind of heavy load, a burden, a struggle, or something difficult. He wants to go home to take the load off his shoulders and rest.

The rhythm is: "Home ---- a place -- where I -- can go ---- to take -- this off -- my should ---- ers"

"this off" sounds a little like "disoff."

Example sentences:

"I have a busy weekend. Can you take this project off my shoulders for me?"

"Let me take that off your shoulders for you."
Q: Please show me example sentences with shoulder to shoulder.
A: “Class, please line up against the wall shoulder to shoulder.” “Shoulder to shoulder” just means that people are so close together that their shoulders are touching the shoulders of others.
Q: Please show me example sentences with she gave me the cold shoulder.
A: Check the question to view the answer

Synonyms of "Shoulder" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between He patted me on the shoulder with a smile. and He patted me on the shoulder with smiling. ?
A: The "with" goes with a noun. You could say "with a smile," and that would be good. Or you can say "while smiling," since "while" goes with verbs, which "smiling" is.
Q: What is the difference between he padded my shoulder and he touched my shoulder ?
A: Padded means to put pads or protection on.

Pat means lightly, and quickly touching the shoulder.

Touched means to come in contact with the shoulder
Q: What is the difference between my shoulder is stiff and my shoulder is tense and my shoulder is tensed ?
A: they all mean that same thing
Q: What is the difference between try to force it open with his shoulder and try to open it with his shoulder ?
A: Like sonny said, "forcing something open" could mean that said object, offers a lot of resistance to being opened, and therefore requires "force"; or it requires a specific method that needs to be employed for it to open, but the agent trying to do the opening employs 'brute force' instead to accomplish this.

"Try to open it with his shoulder" does sound slightly awkward, since in this context, the only way one can open a manhole with one's shoulder is by using force, and so the other construction sounds more natural.

Translations of "Shoulder"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what does it mean, bad off the shoulder? , can you make a sentence for it?
A: I’m not sure what it means. “Off the shoulder” is a kind of shirt or dress girls wear that has sleeves that hang off the shoulder. But I don’t know what it would mean to put “bad” before it.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? to put one's shoulder to the wheel
A: To work hard.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 담걸렸다. Should I say my shoulders are sore or is there a word for it
A: saying that your shoulders are sore will work perfectly.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? cold shoulder
A: cold shoulder

Other questions about "Shoulder"

Q: I felt strongly that my shoulder was stiff. I wanted to try a body massage once in the US. I searched the internet and found a highly reviewed massage center close to my office. The body massage for 30 minutes was $40 and I thought not bad. A receptionist told me to go to a separate room and take my clothes off. There was a gown, so I put it on. Then a therapist lady came in and told me take it off since I was not going to take a shower. I was embarrassed and hesitate to take my underwear off even though she said I needed to take off everything. At last, she started massage while my underwear was on. The room was in Asian atmosphere and the therapist was not able to speak English well. She used oil and it was the first time for me to have oil on my body. It was so great! I felt that my body was lighter than before. I will come back and repeat this store for sure since I don’t need to be naked. does this sound natural?
A: I felt strongly that my shoulder was stiff.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce shrugging one's shoulders .
A: “Shrugging one’s shoulders “ is pronounced like this!
Q: On the shoulder----Does it sound natural? Or we only say (on one's shoulder) ? does this sound natural?
A: Well, saying "on the shoulder" sounds kind of weird. It's better if you use nouns instead (her shoulder, his shoulder, my shoulder, John's shoulder...etc.)
Q: I'll apply to a shoulder with a salve . does this sound natural?
A: あっ、
「I'll apply ointment to (the/my/your) shoulder」と思います。

英語で、軟膏は「ointment」です。

「salve」は とても稀代ですよ。
Q: I have a broad shoulder 😏 oh wait, I mean the coat is broad haha 😂

does this sound natural?
A: Use "I have broad shoulders" everything else is fine.

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