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Gesture 6: « Alors là / Bof »

Gestes français - French Gestures

The "Gallic shrug" gesture has a number of meanings:

  • It's not my fault
  • There's nothing I can do about it
  • It's got nothing to do with me
  • I don't know (anything about it)
  • I doubt it can be done
  • I don't really agree

Raise your shoulders; hold up your hands, palms out; stick out your lower lip; raise your eyebrows; and say any of the following:

Register - informal

  

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