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shrug verb

ADV. lightly, slightly | carelessly, dismissively, indifferently, negligently, nonchalantly She shrugged nonchalantly and turned away. | impatiently, irritably | apologetically | helplessly, ruefully He shrugged helplessly and said nothing. | expressively | just, merely, only, simply He merely shrugged his shoulders in reply. PHRASAL VERBS shrug sth off

VERB + SHRUG be able to, can/could, try to The team have been able to shrug off their recent failures and perform well. | try to