to shrug off (third-person singular simple present shrugs off, present participle shrugging off, simple past and past participle shrugged off)
- (idiomatic) To ignore or disregard; to be indifferent.
- He shrugged off the insults and proceeded despite them.
2011 December 21, Tom Rostance, “Fulham 0 - 5 Man Utd”, in BBC Sport:
- Manchester United shrugged off injuries to Phil Jones and Ashley Young to thrash a lifeless Fulham side.