cold shoulder, the

Explanation: What is an idiom?

To not make someone feel welcome.


"Hi George, get me a pint for God's sake!"

"What's up?"

"Atmosphere's not so good at home."

"Uh oh. What did you do this time?"

"More like what I didn't do."


"Our anniversary."


"Our 25th anniversary."

"Ouch ouch! Did she hit the roof?"

"No, worse, I've been getting the cold shoulder every time I go near her. "

"Cool fires burn longer mate."

"Thanks for the support."

"This will make you feel better."



Of the different parts of meat to serve, the shoulder is seen as inferior. Therefore, to give someone the cold shoulder, ie a piece of the shoulder of, for example, beef, that is not even heated up, is an indication that they are not welcome.

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