cold-shoulder someone

cold-shoulder someone
cold-shoulder (someone) 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.

After their argument, Peter cold-shouldered Jonathan for the rest of the week.


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  • cold-shoulder — (someone) 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. After their argument, Peter cold shouldered Jonathan for the rest of the week …   New idioms dictionary

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  • cold-shoulder — {v.}, {informal} To act towards a person; with dislike or scorn; be unfriendly to. * /Fred cold shouldered his old friend when they passed on the street./ * /It is impolite and unkind to cold shoulder people./ Compare: BRUSH OFF(2), HIGH HAT,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cold-shoulder — {v.}, {informal} To act towards a person; with dislike or scorn; be unfriendly to. * /Fred cold shouldered his old friend when they passed on the street./ * /It is impolite and unkind to cold shoulder people./ Compare: BRUSH OFF(2), HIGH HAT,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cold shoulder — n (give sb/get) the cold shoulder to behave in an unfriendly way towards someone that you know >cold shoulder v [T] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cold shoulder — noun get/be given the cold shoulder INFORMAL to be treated in an unfriendly way by someone you know …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cold shoulder — If you give or show someone the cold shoulder, you are deliberately unfriendly and unco operative towards them …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • cold-shoulder — verb transitive to be unfriendly toward someone you know …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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