give the cold shoulder

give the cold shoulder
give the cold shoulder [v] snub act cool*, brush off*, disregard, eject, ignore, make unwelcome, neglect, ostracize, shun, turn up one’s nose*, upstage; concept 30

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  • give the cold shoulder — index ignore Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • give the cold shoulder — give (someone/something) the cold shoulder to show no interest in someone or something. Our town council has given the cold shoulder to a proposal to build a public swimming pool. I d love to know why Bill gave the cold shoulder to Janice …   New idioms dictionary

  • give the cold shoulder — give (someone) the cold shoulder to behave towards someone in a way that is not at all friendly, sometimes for reasons that this person does not understand. What have I done to him? He gave me the cold shoulder the whole evening at the party …   New idioms dictionary

  • give the cold shoulder — ever since Deke s party, Linnie has been giving me the cold shoulder Syn: snub, shun, ignore, rebuff, spurn, ostracize, cut out; informal freeze out …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • give\ the\ cold\ shoulder — See: cold shoulder …   Словарь американских идиом

  • give the cold shoulder — be intentionally cold or unsympathetic, show indifference …   English contemporary dictionary

  • give someone the cold shoulder — give (someone/something) the cold shoulder to show no interest in someone or something. Our town council has given the cold shoulder to a proposal to build a public swimming pool. I d love to know why Bill gave the cold shoulder to Janice …   New idioms dictionary

  • give something the cold shoulder — give (someone/something) the cold shoulder to show no interest in someone or something. Our town council has given the cold shoulder to a proposal to build a public swimming pool. I d love to know why Bill gave the cold shoulder to Janice …   New idioms dictionary

  • give someone the cold shoulder — give (someone) the cold shoulder to behave towards someone in a way that is not at all friendly, sometimes for reasons that this person does not understand. What have I done to him? He gave me the cold shoulder the whole evening at the party …   New idioms dictionary

  • give somebody the cold shoulder — give sb the cold ˈshoulder idiom (informal) to treat sb in an unfriendly way see also ↑cold shoulder Main entry: ↑coldidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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