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noun 
  1. (anatomy) The joint between the arm and the torso, sometimes including the surrounding area.
have broad shoulders
  1. A part of a road where drivers may stop in an emergency; a hard shoulder (UK)
He stopped the car on the of the highway to change the flat tire.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: berm , vluchtstrook
  • French: accotement stabilisé(fr, bande d'arríªt d'urgence, f}}; (italbrac, Belgium) (t, fr, zone de sécurité, f), (italbrac, Quebec): {{t, fr)m
  • German: Haltebucht
  • Italian: banchina(it)f
  • Spanish: acotamiento (italbrac, Mexico), arcén (italbrac, Spain), banquina (italbrac, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay), berma (italbrac, Colombia, Chile), espaldón (italbrac, Costa Rica), hombrillo (italbrac, Venezuela), hombro (italbrac, Panama), paseo (italbrac, Dominican Republic)
verb 
  1. (context, transitive) To push (a person or thing) using one's shoulder.
  2. (context, transitive) To carry (something) on one's shoulders.
  3. (context, figurative, transitive) To accept responsibility for.
shoulder the blame
Translations: (trans-top, push (a person or thing) using one's shoulder)
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(trans-bottom) (trans-top, carry (something) on one's shoulders)
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(trans-bottom) (trans-top, accept responsibility for)
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