Posing for a picture with a man who throws his arm over her shoulder, Johnston kindly asks that he not touch her.
At the same time, Peckinpah is leaning over your shoulder, whispering that David has brought a lot of this on himself.
His cousin, Marwa, 24, patted his shoulder and insisted that the two go over a few more math problems.
Ironically, Rubin would go to work for Citigroup and shoulder much of the blame for its demise.
The son was wounded in the shoulder, but the father was killed by monsters who place no value on human beings at all.
I could see where the red fountain gushed from a wound in his shoulder.
His arm was about her waist, and hers rested on his shoulder.
Willem, as he spoke, raised the heavy death-dealing roer to his shoulder.
He accordingly approached our hero, and tapped him on the shoulder.
And when I tried to thank them for their kindness he laid his hand upon my shoulder.
Old English sculdor "shoulder," from West Germanic *skuldro (cf. Middle Dutch scouder, Dutch schouder, Old Frisian skoldere, Middle Low German scholder, Old High German scultra, German Schulter), of unknown origin, perhaps related to shield (n.). Meaning "edge of the road" is attested from 1933. Cold shoulder (Neh. ix:29) translates Latin humerum recedentum dare in Vulgate (but see cold shoulder). Shoulder-length, of hair, is from 1951.
c.1300, "to push with the shoulder," from shoulder (n.). Meaning "take a burden" first recorded 1580s. The military sense is from 1590s. Related: Shouldered; shouldering.
shoulder shoul·der (shōl'dər)
The joint connecting the arm with the torso.
The part of the human body between the neck and upper arm.
A wild guess or try; an attempt that has little chance of success