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  1. shrug offverb

    minimize the importance of, brush aside

    "Jane shrugged off the news that her stock had fallen 3 points"

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  1. Mitch McConnell:

    If Republicans had introduced a bill to add four Supreme Court seats for the last president to full, there would have been weeks of wall-to-wall outrage on every newspaper and cable TV channel, now it seems the main strategies are to either shrug off and look the other way ot to actively pay along and somehow lend credence.

  2. Tom Porcelli:

    For even those folks that have been doubters about it, this has to pull them to the other side in terms of that conversation, one number in and of itself will not dictate if a hike happens or not, but a number like this is hard to shrug off.

  3. Boris Johnson:

    For the last few years I have said clearly if we didn't get reform we should be prepared to walk away. I think we now have a golden opportunity to shrug off a regulatory legislative burden that is profoundly undemocratic, we have got a once in a lifetime opportunity, which will not come again, to strike a new series of relationships, free trade deals with the growth economies around the world, whilst maintaining ... our free trade advantages with the European Union.

  4. James Athey:

    Markets in general are still trying to find their feet, equities, of course, continue to shrug off or ignore anything that might be considered remotely negative as they continue their merry and complacent dance towards an inevitable reckoning.

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