• carry the weight of the world on one's shoulders
    нести все (все проблемы мира) на своих плечах
    Mary seems to be burdened by all the problems of the world as if she were carrying the weight of it on her shoulders.
  • get the cold shoulder (from someone)
    быть холодно принятым или отвергнутым кем-либо
    William got the cold shoulder when he visited his relatives in California.
  • give (someone) the cold shoulder
    игнорировать кого-либо, оказать кому-либо холодный приём
    Those who knew everything about him gave him the cold shoulder.
  • have a chip on one's shoulder
    иметь вызывающий вид, быть задирой, искать повод для ссоры
    Our neighbor's son has a chip on his shoulder and is always willing to start a fight.
  • have broad shoulders
    умение много работать и брать на себя ответственность
    The father has broad shoulders and does most of the repairs about the house.
  • head and shoulders above (someone or something)
    намного лучше чего-либо; на голову выше кого-либо
    Peter is an excellent tennis player; he is head and shoulders above the other players in his town.
  • look over one's shoulder
    опасаться чего-либо плохого
    Pam always looks over her shoulder when she crosses a busy street.
  • on (someone's) shoulders
    (ответственность) на чьих-либо плечах
    The responsibility for organizing the homecoming ball was on Miss Cobbler's shoulders.
  • put one's shoulder to the wheel
    энергично взяться за работу, приналечь
    "If you want to prosper in the future, you must put your shoulder to the wheel."
  • rub shoulders (with someone)
    общаться, знаться с кем-либо
    Amelia rubbed shoulders only with the famous and the rich.
  • shoulder to cry on
    сострадательный человек; (жилетка, в которую можно поплакать)
    At that time I had no shoulder to cry on and felt very miserable.
  • shoulder to shoulder
    плечом к плечу
    The soldiers fought shoulder to shoulder.
  • straight from the shoulder
    (говорить) прямо, без обиняков
    I appreciate my friend's open and honest ways; he always speaks straight from the shoulder.