shoulder

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shoulder

In addition to the idiom beginning with shoulder, also see broad shoulders; chip on one's shoulder; cold shoulder; cry on someone's shoulder; good head on one's shoulders; head and shoulders above; on one's shoulders; put one's shoulder to the wheel; rub elbows (shoulders) with; shrug one's shoulders; square one's shoulders; straight from the shoulder; weight of the world on one's shoulders.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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