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Public opinion had shifted sharply to the left following the war.
Most newspapers have shifted their ground considerably on this issue.
The government has shifted its attention away from the fight against crime.
Britain's focus is shifting back towards its old partners in Europe.
The children are shifting uncomfortably in their seats.
Martha shifted her weight from foot to foot.
None of the medicines I've taken have shifted this cold.
There's still a stain on the carpet that I can't shift.
This is the British English definition of shift. View American English definition of shift.